Race Organizers Apologize For 'Longer' Half-Marathon Runners in Bangkok entered a half-marathon. Race organizers, however, accidentally had the runners take a wrong turn, adding four miles to the race.

Race Organizers Apologize For 'Longer' Half-Marathon

Race Organizers Apologize For 'Longer' Half-Marathon

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Runners in Bangkok entered a half-marathon. Race organizers, however, accidentally had the runners take a wrong turn, adding four miles to the race.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Green. So I ran 17 miles, and all I got was this T-shirt. That's what runners at the Bangkok half-marathon might be saying. You might know a half-marathon is about 13 miles long, but organizers in Bangkok accidentally had runners take a wrong turn, adding four miles to the race. The Jogging Association of Thailand has apologized and now offered runners at T-shirt emblazoned with the actual distance they ran. You know, I'm really sorry this segment has gone on longer than I thought it would. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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