Kat, a city lifeguard helped a 76-year-old runner who was having some trouble along the Boulevard of the Allies.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Runners hit the pavement over the weekend for the Great Race.  Among the many runners was a local lifeguard who came across a woman in need of help along the course.

Kat is the head lifeguard at the city of Pittsburgh’s Sue Murray Pool, but her Great Race goal was to outrun her boss.

Her plan took a turn along the Boulevard of the Allies when she came across an elderly woman who was having some trouble.

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That’s where Kat found a 76-year-old runner who was having some trouble.

The woman told Kat she was fine, and just wanted to finish the race.

Kat made sure she finished the race, helping her get to the finish line arm in arm.