BOSTON (CBS) — Among those finishing the 120th Boston Marathon Monday were a supermodel and a viral basketball star.
Model Christy Turlington Burns, who started running marathons to support her foundation, “Every Mother Counts,” and raise awareness for maternal health around the world.READ MORE: 'Tis The Season For Holiday Scammers, Such As Utility Calls
She completed the marathon with a finishing time of 04:09:27.
“I had never observed the humanity that exists on marathon day,” she told WBZ-TV’s Kate Merrill in an interview about her marathon preparations. “We’re all in this together and we’re all doing this for something greater than ourselves.”READ MORE: Local Businesses Celebrate Small Business Saturday With Special Promotions, Discounts
McElwain, known to many as “J-Mac,” went viral back in 2006, when the highly-functioning autistic basketball player scored 20 points in the last four minutes of a high school basketball game.
This was his third Boston Marathon. He finished with a time of 03:14:04.
He told WBZ-TV’s Paul Burton earlier this month that he has even bigger plans after running.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
“My goal is to be a college coach and become a skills trainer around the country for basketball,” JMac said.