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North Carolina woman runs the wrong way for hours in marathon

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RALEIGH, N.C. — This year’s Rock N’ Roll Raleigh Marathon featured a course change that race organizers hoped would help ease the traffic and impact on local residents. The different path, though, led one runner to a marathon of confusion, according to WTVD.

When Heidi Bretscher crossed the finish line, her immediate reaction was not all smiles.

“I’m a little frustrated,” Bretscher told ABC 11’s Nicole Carr following her victory. “I ran three miles off course because I didn’t know which way to run in the race.”

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