Tatyanna McFadden breaks world record

Wheelchair athlete and Illinois alum Tatyanna McFadden broke a 5k record on Tuesday.

She finished the Cedartown Wheelchair 5k with a time of 11:11.57, beating her own previous worldrecord of 11:19.

McFadden ispreparing for the Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta that will take place on July 4th.

Mcfadden is one of the top wheelchair racers in the world, known for winning a grand slam — Boston, New York, London and Chicago —in Marathons for two years.