Kayleigh Williamson Acknowledged by FanSided for Worldwide Girls’s Day

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Kayleigh Williamson operating in NYC Marathon

On Worldwide Girls’s Day, FanSided acknowledges Kayleigh Williamson and 19 different girls who’ve made strides for ladies and other people in every single place within the realm of range, fairness and inclusion. The next is an excerpt from the FanSided article on Kayleigh:

Kayleigh Williamson is a runner, and an extremely completed one. She additionally occurs to have Down syndrome. In 2017, she turned the primary particular person with Down syndrome to complete the Austin Marathon and this yr she accomplished the New York Marathon, one of many first girls with Down syndrome to perform the feat. She is conquering her personal challenges, making a mark in her sport and galvanizing numerous others alongside the best way. – Ian Levy, Inventive Editorial Director.

How they’re making a distinction in fairness and inclusion

Kayleigh is making a robust assertion for range, fairness and inclusion, just by displaying up and operating. She completed the New York Metropolis Marathon, operating the identical course in the identical circumstances as each different runner, touring the identical 26.2 miles. Kayleigh can be representing Adidas’ Runner 321 program which goals to “guarantee neurodivergent folks’s illustration in mainstream sport” by encouraging each marathon to carry bib No. 321 for a neurodivergent athlete.

Why try to be paying consideration subsequent yr

Kayleigh is engaged on competing in all six of the World Marathon Majors — Boston, Chicago, New York, London, Tokyo and Berlin. She’s already ticked off Boston and New York and will add one other one or two this yr. Oh, and in between races she’s competing in swimming and powerlifting competitions for Particular Olympics.

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