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High school athletes disqualified for helping injured runner finish race

Rules are meant to be broken, especially when it means embodying the spirit of sports. Three Minnesota high school athletes were disqualified from a race all because two of them decided to offer a helping hand.

Kailee Kiminski, a senior from Esko, and Tierney Winter, a junior in Janesville, forfeited the race last weekend to help Jackson County Central freshman Jessica Christoffer cross the finish line. All three were disqualified because of a high school league rule against aiding another runner.

This is so awesome, even if the record books will never show that they finished.

h/t KSTP