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Cragg wins marathon trial, earns spot on US Olympic Team

LOS ANGELES (AP) Amy Cragg has won the steamy U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials, earning a berth to the Rio Games. Cragg finished ahead Desiree Linden and Shalane Flanagan, who also made the Olympic team by finishing in the top three. Cragg, who fourth in the trials four years ago, pulled away late to win in 2 hours, 28 minutes and 27 seconds. Linden rallied in the final mile...
Via Associated Press
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Flanagan sets American 10K road record in Holland

HOLLAND, Netherlands -- Shalane Flanagan (Marblehead, Massachusetts) set an American record Sunday at the Tilburg Ten Miles in Holland, Netherlands.
Via USA Track & Field
September 05, 2015

Caroline Rotich, Lelisa Desisa Among 119th Boston Marathon Winners

The cold and the wind didn’t stop some of the world’s top runners in the 119th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Caroline Rotich of Kenya claimed the women’s title with a time of 2:24:55. It was an exciting finish in the elite women’s division, as Rotich sprinted past Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba down the final stretch of Boylston Street to earn her first victory in...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Flanagan, Linden lead US hopes for Boston women's win

BOSTON (AP) The American men ended their slump when Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon in 2014, a cathartic victory that allowed the ''Star-Spangled Banner'' to play over Boylston Street one year after bombs exploded there. This year, the U.S. women are hoping to end a drought lasting 30 years. ''The marathon gods blessed Meb with that run. It was electric,'' said Shalane Flanagan...
Via Associated Press
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Flanagan nears marathon AR, wins USATF Athlete of the Week

Three-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan wins USA Track & Field Athlete of the week after setting a personal marathon best Sept. 28 in Berlin, where she finished in third place and less than two minutes shy of an eight-year standing American record.
Via USA Track & Field
September 30, 2014

Shalane Flanagan Posts Fastest Time For U.S. Woman At Boston Marathon

The records keep on coming for U.S. runners at the 2014 Boston Marathon. In a day that saw American Meb Keflezighi become the first male U.S. runner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, Marblehead, Mass., native Shalane Flanagan made history by posting the fastest time ever for an American woman on the Boston course. The 32-year-old finished seventh overall, crossing the finish...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Flanagan Sets American Record, True Repeats at USA 15 km Championships

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Shalane Flanagan took off on a record-setting pace early, while defending champion Ben True ran stride for stride with USA Cross Country champion Chris Derrick, Saturday morning at the USA 15 km Championships, hosted by the Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Fla.
Via USA Track & Field
March 14, 2014

Flanagan, Derrick claim USA Cross Country titles

ST. LOUIS – Shalane Flanagan used her superior strength to pull away from the rest of the women’s open field while Chris Derrick bested a loaded men’s open race as each claimed USA Cross Country titles Saturday at Forest Park.
Via USA Track & Field
February 01, 2013
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