28 Jun '16, 8pm

Emma Radley is 11 years old. Earlier this year, she ran her first 50K.

Emma Radley is 11 years old. Earlier this year, she ran her first 50K.

Meet Emma Radley, 11-Year-Old Ultrarunner The rising seventh grader completed the Skydive Ultra 50K in January, and she doesn’t plan on stopping there Emma (left) and her running partner Ian at a trail race in 2015. Photo courtesy Justin Radley Emma Radley is 11 years old. She loves horses, llamas, spaghetti with meatballs, the color blue and ultramarathons. On January 30, she finished the Skydive Ultra 50K, in Clewiston, Florida. Most kids aren’t interested in running, let alone running ultras, so when Emma’s father Justin invited her to run a 5K three years ago, he never suspected she would soon be beating him across finish lines at races several times that distance. Justin started running 5Ks with Emma after her 9th birthday. “I took Emma and her little sister Quinn to the Grow for Africa 5K in Cape Coral, Florida,” Justin, an ultrarunner who directs several races in th...

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