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This Fifth-Grader Just Did An Insane Number Of Sit-Ups

"If you think about it, you can do it and you'll make it."

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"I like to think I am an active person, but I'm inspired," Lentz told the TV station. "She's my hero and hopefully I can work out half as hard as she does."

"Since [my mom] just ran her first half, she was hurting at Mile 10, but she pushed through it and she finished. So that inspired me," she told Fox 4KC.

It took Kyleigh an hour-and-a-half to complete her goal. She said it got tough at times, but was all about mind over matter.

"If you think about it, you can do it and you'll make it," she told Fox 4KC.

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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