PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) – Call this “the next step” in the story of the weekend. Two local men made national news for taking time out of a race to help someone else out. Monday, they paid a visit to Good Day Philadelphia to explain exactly what happened.
FOX 29 News caught the special moment at Sunday’s Philadelphia Love Run Half-Marathon.
A young woman was struggling to finish the monster race and clearly looked fatigued. That’s when Joseph McGinty and Bryan Crnkovic — wearing green in the video — sacrificed their own time and grabbed her before she fell.
Crnkovic and another man — who was wearing blue — helped her move along until McGinty returned, picked her up and carried her to the finish line. Then, she got to finish on her own.
Who said running marathons or half-marathons can’t be a team sport?
Mcginty and Crnkovic said it happened about 100 yards from the finish …