Army Private crosses finish line in full garb

By WKTV News

BOILERMAKER 2013 (WKTV) -U.S. Army Private Frank Rizzuti of New Hartford left Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri on Tuesday. Sunday at 10:13 a.m. he crossed the finish line at the 36th Boilermaker 15K in full army gear, carrying the American flag overhead.

His mother, Lisa Rizzuti-Leone, was cheering him on along with the crowd.

Private Rizzuti says the gear he wears on a daily basis in the army weighs about 30 pounds, but he had no problem running the 9.3 miles.

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