When Kelly Herron, 36, took a break to pee four miles into her 10-mile marathon training run through Golden Gardens Park in Seattle, a reported registered sex offender followed her into the public bathroom and proceeded to attack her, taking her down to the ground and beating her in the knees and legs, according to an account Kelly shared with ABC News.
“My biggest running nightmare became reality,” she wrote in on Instagram in a caption.
Having taken a self-defense class at work a few weeks earlier (F64F !), Kelly knew just what to do: She fought for her life while screaming, “Not today, mother fucker!” — a phrase she now refers to her as her battle cry, according to ABC News. Kelly clawed her attacker’s face, punched back, and refused to give up until she’d escaped his grip, according to an Instagram that features her fitness tracker’s GPS going absolutely bonkers …