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Shalane Flanagan Takes Sixth In Marathon At Rio Olympics
Former UNC standout Shalane Flanagan took sixth in the women’s marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Flanagan finished as the top American running the race...

Shalane Flanagan’s Final Olympics? Probably.
Shortly after crossing the marathon finish line in sixth place on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, Shalane Flanagan said it was likely the last of...

Shalane Flanagan leads three Americans in top 9 of Olympic women's marathon
Yet there had never been a women’s marathon quite like here in Rio. Shalane Flanagan (2:25:06), Desiree Linden (2:26:08) and Amy Cragg (2:28:25) finished sixth,...

Shalane Flanagan: 5 Things To Know About The Team USA Olympic Marathon Runner
Shalane Flanagan has been a mainstay on the Olympic track team since 2004, and though she has a lot of Olympic experience, the American distance...

Olympic Marathoner Shalane Flanagan Runs 115 Miles a Week
To run 26.6 miles competitively, Olympic runner Shalane Flanagan must log a ton of miles in training for the classic event. “I run 115 miles...

A day of eating with U.S. Olympic marathoner Shalane Flanagan
Elite marathoner Shalane Flanagan has logged thousands of miles in her training for Rio 2016, where she’ll represent the United States for the fourth time...

How have former UNC athletes done so far at the Olympics?
Fifteen UNC alums are taking part in the 2016 Olympics. Of that 15, only two have yet to participate in the games. Shalane Flanagan and...

Olympic spotlight: Shalane Flanagan through the years
Three-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan was born to run. Her parents have impressive running resumes. She grew up in a running store. Flanagan was meant to...

Shalane Flanagan says she’s ready to go in fourth Olympic Games next month
Two more weeks of intensive training — from running in the 8,000-foot altitude of Park City, Utah before embracing the brutal heat and humidity that...

Shalane Flanagan Showing Top Form Ahead of Olympics
In a morale-boosting tuneup for the Olympic marathon in Rio, Shalane Flanagan set a new American 10K road record of 30:52 on Sunday in Boston...

Shalane Flanagan breaks American record in 10K
Four-time U.S. Olympian Shalane Flanagan set an American road record for the 10K distance as she captured the sixth annual BAA 10K event. Flanagan was...

Shalane Flanagan Learning How To Stand the Heat Before Rio
She’s been on the starting line at three Olympic Games. She’s faced the world’s best runners at the Boston Marathon—three times. She brought home a...

Shalane Flanagan on Dehydration, Delirium, and Drama at the Olympic Trials
Shalane Flanagan placed third at the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials on Saturday in Los Angeles, after leading the race with her teammate, Amy Cragg, for...

Shalane Flanagan qualifies for 4th Olympics at US marathon trials
Amy Cragg won the women’s Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday in Los Angeles, with a time of 2:28:20. Desiree Linden was second, and Shalane Flanagan finished...

Shalane Flanagan sets the U.S. women's 10km road record
Ethiopian Ganet Yalew won the race, and Shalane Flanagan broke the U.S. 10km road record Sunday in the Rabobank Tillburg Ladies 10k. Flanagan clocked a...

Shalane Flanagan Takes Ninth At Boston Marathon
Former North Carolina cross-country star Shalane Flanagan competed in the Boston Marathon on Monday. Flanagan finished ninth timing in at 2:27:47. Flanagan had a shortened...

Shalane Flanagan heads 'very good' US women's shot at winning Boston Marathon
The 119th Boston Marathon is shaping up as the best chance yet for an American woman to terminate a longtime hex. Boston veterans Shalane Flanagan...

Shalane Flanagan’s Best Not Enough To Win Boston Marathon
Marblehead native Shalane Flanagan desperately wanted to win the 2014 Boston Marathon. For the first 17 miles she was in position to do so, but...

Shalane Flanagan hopes knowledge is power
Shalane Flanagan has entered a new phase in her relationship with the Boston Marathon course. In fact, Flanagan is happy to admit they’ve been seeing...

Video: Hometown favorite Shalane Flanagan aims to win Boston Marathon
Boston-area native Shalane Flanagan took the Boston Marathon bombings personally, giving the runner even more motivation to win the race this year. Anderson Cooper reports...

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