PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Elite marathoner Kaitlin Goodmans mantra is run joyfully, but when a distracted driver forced her to leap to safety, it didnt spark joy it tore her hamstring and nearly dashed her Olympic dreams.
Bruised, bloodied and bewildered, Goodman channeled her anger into Safe on the Road, a campaign she launched last week to help pedestrians and motorists coexist on the nations roadways.
You hear too many stories like mine, said Goodman, 32, who will be in the elite womens field for Sundays New York City Marathon a race she missed last year after her injury sidelined her for three months.
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