28 Mar '15, 7am

A 10-year-old ran 6:57 pace for 13.1 miles to set a WR...2 weeks later, someone beat him:

On March 7, Jack Butler ran a half marathon in 1:31:08. The time was a world record … for 10-year-olds. Butler, who lives in Sacramento, California, ran 6:57 pace for 13.1 miles. His record stood for less than two weeks, however. Elliott Daniels, a fellow 10-year-old from San Jose, California, ran 1:29:14 on March 22. Youngsters are running fast all over the country. In the past 13 months, age group records have been set for 6-, 7-, 8-, 9- and 10-year olds at the half-marathon distance. Here’s a look at each age-group record, according to the Association of Road Racing Statisticians . 2:19:48 Cael Schwartz, age 6, in Surprise, Arizona, on February 1, 2014. 1:43:53 Dallas Stricker, age 7, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on April 5, 2014 1:43:08 Dallas Stricker, age 8, in Gulf Shores, Alabama, on March 1, 2015 1:41:07 William Stone, age 9, in Tampa, Florida, on February 23, 201...

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