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Lehigh Valley Teen Competes in Philadelphia Marathon | WDIY Special News Feature

Sunday is the 27th Annual Philadelphia Marathon, which attracts thousands of runners from around the country and the world to compete in one of the top 10 marathon courses in the nation. Right here in the Lehigh Valley, a 16-year-old from Emmaus High School will be participating in his very first marathon.

Ansh Malik was inspired to follow in the footsteps of his father, Vikas Malik, who himself ran three Philadelphia Marathons. WDIY's Rayna Malhotra prepared this feature.

(Original air-date: 11/20/21)

Rayna Malhotra, host of Teen Scientist on WDIY aims to bring listeners groundbreaking innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, entirely from a teenage perspective. She is a junior at Moravian Academy in Bethlehem and wants to pursue a career in pharmacology research and drug development.
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