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Ex-Heel Shalane Flanagan begins Olympic quest

Shalane Flanagan's legs turned over like the blades of a fan, her compact stride vigorous yet smooth and consistent. Around and around, she pulled her thin frame through the humidity, just another sweaty day at the office for one of America's top distance runners preparing for the U.S. Olympic track and field team trials that start today in Eugene, Ore. (Raleigh News & Observer)

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