Shalane Flanagan, the first American to win the women's New York City Marathon in 40 years, talks about her historic win, and the incredible sprint to the finish line.
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ESPN: The Race That No One Could Take Away From Shalane Flanagan — "Shalane Flanagan cut such a familiar figure Sunday, running toward the cameras in Central Park at the New York City Marathon, that it seemed odd she hadn't been seen on a marathon course since the 2016 Rio Olympics. With her upright carriage, high cheekbones flushed with exertion, chin tucked, blond ponytail switching back and forth like a metronome, she has been a fixture in big international distance races for 10 years now: always in contention, never quite able to close the last gap. Now she was the one who was accelerating beyond reach."
This segment aired on November 8, 2017.