How many people beat Coach Pete?

BOISE, Idaho- Boise State University Football Coach Chris Peterson had thousands of people trying to out run him Saturday morning.

The three mile "Beat Coach Pete" race started on the BSU campus, continued along the Greenbelt, and the finish line was at Bronco stadium.

David Leisten is from Boise, and he says it was definitely worth taking part in the race.

"It's nice to get up early and feel like you're doing some good," Leisten said. "Everyone is really happy and it's fun to be out here."

The race helps raise funds for the Boise State General Scholarship Fund. Coach Pete pitched in more than $5,300.

So, how many people beat Coach Pete? 1,062 determined runners.