1. Man runs a marathon every day for a year in honor of his late father
A man who wanted to honor his late father decided to run a marathon every day in 2022 in the hope of raising roughly $1.2 million for charity — both of which he accomplished in exactly one year.
2. 7th grade student wins $10,000 cash prize after scoring several basketball shots
JJ Franks, a seventh grader from North Dakota, made a layup, aced a free throw and nailed a three-pointer before stunning the crowd with a successful half-court shot to win a $10,000 grand prize.
3. Best Childhood Memories Include School Trips, So Hyundai is Funding Excursions for 25,000 Students
Almost half of adults in the UK admit their fondest childhood memories include school trips. Nearly one-third even reported that their school trip had such an impact that it shaped their future career path.
But rising costs are making it harder to make school trips happen, which is why Hyundai launched its “Great British School Trip” program last week—to provide 25,000 school children, aged seven to 14, with free excursions.
With the aim of reaching 25,000 young people this academic year, The Great British School trip features free tickets to Disney’s Frozen the Musical and access to historical sites with 95 English Heritage venues.