Man recreates Forrest Gump's epic run across America

Man recreates Forrest Gump's epic run across America

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Run, Forrest, Run!

Rob Pope is a championship marathon runner. He is crisscrossing America and recreating the path taken by Forrest Gump.

He's run more than 5,000 miles since September and is on his way up the East Coast to a lighthouse in Maine.

According to his website, he's already crossed the nation once, running from Mobile, Ala. to the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles, Cali. 

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