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New York City Marathon Photos, 2014

It took me months to work up the courage to hit the “Cancel” button on the NYC Marathon website, but I finally did. Knowing I wasn’t going to have the time to properly train, it was the right decision, but that doesn’t mean I wanted to do it. 75 more words

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Mary Keitany wins New York Marathon, ties closest finish ever

NEW YORK — Kenyan Mary Keitany won the New York City Marathon on Sunday, tying the closest women’s victory margin ever, by three seconds in her first marathon since giving birth to her second child. 313 more words

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Ardrey Kell athlete is Olympic hopeful

As a 3-year-old, Alana Hadley begged to join her father on his runs through their Charlotte, N.C.-area. When he relented, thinking she would give out and he would have to carry her home, he was surprised to hear her giggling as they completed the mile run. 1,680 more words

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