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Shalane Flanagan: “I Think This Was My Last Boston Marathon”
For Shalane Flanagan, 36, who won the 2017 New York City Marathon in November, the experience was frustrating, placing seventh in 2:46:31. A native of...

For Shalane Flanagan, this wasn’t the finish she wanted
Shalane Flanagan said during the prologue to the 122nd Boston Marathon that she expected this to be her final shot at winning her home-state race,...

A Lot Has Changed In A Year For Shalane Flanagan
One year ago, four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan was sidelined from contending for the win at her hometown race, the Boston Marathon, with a devastating back...

Shalane Flanagan takes one final shot at winning the Boston Marathon
Shalane Flanagan is making her final turn onto Boylston. Winning the New York City Marathon was an improbable dream the 36-year-old finally accomplished in 2017...

‘One more go’ in Boston motivated Shalane Flanagan
Shalane Flanagan experienced last year’s Boston Marathon from a perspective that stoked a mix of emotions. She was on the sky bridge with the WBZ...

Elite Boston Marathon contender Shalane Flanagan shares her morning routine
Shalane Flanagan could take home another major title at this year's Boston Marathon. Flanagan, who attended high school in a Boston suburb, won the 2017...

5 things to know about Shalane Flanagan
Here’s what you need to know about Flanagan, the two-time national champion at the University of North Carolina, three-time state champion at Marblehead High, and...

No matter where she finishes in Boston, Shalane Flanagan has changed running for American women
Shalane Flanagan had dreamed of winning a major marathon since she was a girl. I remember first hearing about Flanagan when she was a running...

Video: Shalane Flanagan Stars in Nike Shoe Commercial
It’s a fact: athletes have a special relationship with their shoes. Some more special than others. Take a peek inside Shalane Flanagan’s #shoetherapy session, as...

How Shalane Flanagan went from almost retiring to being a top contender in the 2018 Boston Marathon
Shalane Flanagan says she felt “hungover” after her historic New York City Marathon finish in November. Once her “happiness hangover” subsided, Flanagan faced a sobering...

Shalane Flanagan feels 'very American' in Super Bowl commercial
Shalane Flanagan remembers the moments when she’s felt most American. “Being able to vote is an American feeling. Representing my country in the Olympics was...

Shalane Flanagan goes the distance
Shalane Flanagan is a four-time Olympian and a six-time national cross-country champion. She holds American records indoors at 3,000 and 5,000 meters and has represented...

Shalane Flanagan Makes ESPN's 2017 List of Record Breakers
Records broke all over the sports world in 2017. Check out the moments set the bar higher for years to come. More than a minute...

NYC Marathon winner Shalane Flanagan on how she's still going full steam at 36
It’s the age-old trope, and a very tired cliche — that women are catty and competitive. Distance running champion Shalane Flanagan, winner of the 2017...

Get to Know Shalane Flanagan, the Female Runner Who Made History at the NYC Marathon
Shalane Flanagan is a star athlete with an Olympic medal and three American world records under her belt, but she’s also the first American woman...

How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works
When Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon last week, her victory was about more than just an athletic achievement. Of course, it’s a...

The race that no one could take away from Shalane Flanagan
Her game face didn't crack until the very end, when she threw a punch skyward and let out a spirited epithet, then blew a kiss...

One day, two ACC championships and NYC Marathon win
Sunday was a day for Tar Heel victories. UNC’s field hockey and women’s soccer team both claimed ACC championships, and 2004 UNC graduate Shalane Flanagan...

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...

Shalane Flanagan Wins New York City Marathon
Shalane Flanagan pulled away from Mary Keitany on Sunday to become the first American woman to win the women's New York City Marathon since 1977...

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