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Worland High School alum Jared Leithead shares journey to and running in Boston Marathon


May 11, 2023

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As he crosses the finish line at the Boston Marathon on April 17, Jared Leithead celebrates running the 26.2 mile race in 2:59.29 and qualifying for next year's Boston Marathon.

Why a marathon?

That question is one that Jared Leithead fielded quite often as he trained to make and run in the Boston Marathon.

A 2011 Worland High School graduate, Leithead, who lives in Cheyenne, has been known as a wrestler to his family and friends. He was a two-time 3A state champion and a member of the 2011 Worland state championship team. He's even a wrestling official for the Wyoming...

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