SUPERSHALANE: Marblehead native wins NYC marathon, first American woman in 40 years

Her tears of joy flowed freely as she approached the finish line, again when she was crowned the winner and once more as she spoke to the press following her historic win.

It had been a long time coming for Shalane Flanagan, and the mixture of emotion and fulfillment that poured out of her was a testament to her greatness as a champion.


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Shalane Flanagan stands with her medal after winning the women’s division of the New York City Marathon, Sunday.

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