Mother Nature turned up the heat on the 116th running of the Boston Marathon, but it wasn't enough to stop Trish Newsom from achieving her dream.
The Soddy-Daisy resident and Rhea County school teacher braved the elements to complete her first Boston Marathon in 4:35:06 on Monday afternoon.
Newsom, a 43-year-old physical education teacher at Dayton City School, was running as part of the Team Hoyt charity team. She finished two Boston qualifying marathons in less than 3:50:00, but the heat slowed her Boston pace to 10:29 per mile.
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