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Marathoner Takes Short-cut to 'Victory'

Kendall Schler of Columbia, Mo. was the first to cross the finish line at the GO! St. Louis Marathon. Schler had her photo taken with Jackie Joyner-Kersee and was expected to receive $1,500 in prize money along with a spot in the 2015 Boston Marathon.

However, Schler was disqualified after official discovered that she didn't actually run the race. Officials said it's believed that Schler somehow slipped onto the course after the final checkpoint without being discovered in an attempt to fool officials into thinking she ran the entire course. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Schler never registered times along the route, and she never showed up in any of the photographs taken along the route.

KSDK, a local television station, has a video of Schler crossing the finish line, but in the video she sure doesn't look like someone who has just won or even just completed a major race.

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