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Words of Wisdom from a 50 Year Old Marathon Champion

By Womens Voices for Change
As she is preparing to run in the United States Olympic Trials next Sunday in Boston, legendary gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson says she just runs now for herself. No, she won't make the Olympic team, but that is not the point. "It’s just me against me. I want to run 2:50 at age 50," she says. "Marathoning is a…
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