CHICAGO (CBS) — Thirty years after her Chicago Marathon victory, Joan Benoit Samuelson is training hard for a return engagement.
In 1985, she won Chicago in 2 hours, 21 minutes, 21 seconds.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Quiet Tuesday Night
To mark the 30 years, she’s aiming to run within 30 minutes of that time.
She’s training hard and that goal is within reach.READ MORE: Riviera Country Club In Orland Park Ordered Closed; Couples Say They Put Down Money With Operator Who Turned Out To Be Convicted Scammer
She ran 2:54:03 at this year’s Boston Marathon.
WBBM’s Josh Liss caught up with the trailblazing athlete.MORE NEWS: Concert Venue Metro Requiring Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For All Events
Listen to the interview here: