Andrew Hally, a Salesianum (Wilmington, Del.) School grad and senior runner for the University of Pennsylvania, was not going to allow the coronavirus to keep him down, despite the track season’s cancellation. So, he came up with a monumental idea to close out his final year of running at Penn—design and run his own marathon course in the streets of Philadelphia.
The inspiring story was covered recently on Philly’s 6ABC News. It is of note for more than just the finishing ribbon with attached bottle of hand sanitizer that his sister gave him upon completing the 26.2-mile course. One of Hally’s support crew in his marathon effort was UPenn track teammate Alex Roth (far left in photo above), son of our own CRR Charlie Roth.