7-year-old Cincinnati marathon bandit renews controversy for Kentucky family

May 9, 2023

A couple who sparked controversy at last year’s Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati, Ohio when their six-year-old son joined them for the 42.2-km distance is again courting controversy as the boy, now seven, appears to have run at least the second half of the marathon course unregistered.

Following a flurry of criticism last year over parents Ben and Kami Crawford‘s decision to enter Rainier in the marathon, Flying Pig Marathon organizers set new age restrictions for participants of this year’s event, which took place Sunday. Canadian Running