BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan- A Department of State staffer from Minnesota was the top finisher in the Boston Marathon Shadow Run held in east Afghanistan Friday.

More than 500 service members and civilians deployed to Afghanistan competed in this year's event. Plymouth native Josh Peterson covered the 26.2 mile course in 2 hours, 39 minutes.

Peterson called into KARE 11 Sunrise this morning to talk about his accomplishment.

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