MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- A Milwaukee area healthcare worker didn't let the cancellation of her first full marathon stop her from running her own course.
Erica Carpenter had been training for months when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, derailing her plans.
Still determined to achieve her goal, she made herself a route and completed it Saturday.
People who heard about her story held up signs supporting Carpenter along the way and at the finish line.
Milwaukee healthcare worker creates route to run first marathon after event cancelled due to COVID-19