Chansky’s Notebook: Shalane Flanagan, 36, Takes Gotham

A former Tar Heel is the first American in 40 years to win New York. Shalane Flanagan is 15 years removed from her days at UNC, and she is such an accomplished distance runner that her Wikipedia profile barely mentions her college accomplishments, which include the 2002 and 2003 national cross country titles she won after excelling in high school swimming, soccer and track. (

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