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How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works

When Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon last week, her victory was about more than just an athletic achievement. Of course, it’s a remarkable one: She’s the first American woman to win in 40 years, and she did so in a blistering 2 hours 26 minutes. 1,087 more words


Barriers: Built to be Broken

40 years in the making. That’s hows long it took for another American woman to win the NYC marathon. It is absolutely insane to think that it has been that long since the last time an American woman has won. 269 more words