HOUSTON (FOX 26) - It's been a long journey for Kerilyn Scoville, but a day before the Houston Half Marathon she was picking up her packet.
"On September 4, 2015, I was on my way to work in the morning, it was about 6:15 in the morning and I was basically broadsided by a drunk driver," says Scoville. That day she had surgery, but ended up breaking five bones.
"I've got two big screws in my hip. I've got another big screw in my knee. I also broke off three ribs, my sternum was broken in half, and this clavicle is dislocated and is actually probably dislocated," says Scoville.
Through years of physically therapy, training, recovery and cycling, she will now be running 13.1 miles Sunday morning.
She's not just doing it for herself too, she's running for Living Water. The nonprofit builds wells for drinking water in places that need them around the world. Scoville raised enough money herself to put one in India and naturally her family is very proud of her.
Dan Scoville says, "she's just done a fantastic job she's raised just over $10,000 and she's done it through cookie sales and piggy bank change kind of things so we're really impressed."