Cross-country runner speeds through Jefferson City on world record attempt

Tara Espinoza / News Tribune photo: 
Paul Johnson, right, leads a group of seven runners along Missouri Boulevard Monday, April 1, 2024, in Jefferson City. Johnson is running to break the transcontinental run world record. He has crossed five states and hopes to reach New York within 40 days.
Tara Espinoza / News Tribune photo: Paul Johnson, right, leads a group of seven runners along Missouri Boulevard Monday, April 1, 2024, in Jefferson City. Johnson is running to break the transcontinental run world record. He has crossed five states and hopes to reach New York within 40 days.

Rain nor shine can keep Paul Johnson from completing his goal of breaking the transcontinental run world record.

31 days ago, Johnson took off from Los Angeles to break the transcontinental run world record while also raising money for Team Red, White & Blue, an organization whose mission is to guide...

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