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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...

Ahead of 2017 New York City Marathon, Shalane Flanagan Isn’t Done Yet
Shalane Flanagan hasn’t thought beyond November 5th. In less than two weeks, she will return to the New York City Marathon for her 10th career...

Distance Runner Shalane Flanagan Upgraded To Silver Medal In 10,000-Meter For Olympic Games Beijing
The United States Olympic Committee and USA Track & Field have received official notification from the International Olympic Committee that distance runner Shalane Flanagan has...

Shalane Flanagan Q&A: Recovery, final goals and life as a foster parent
Four-time U.S. Olympic distance runner Shalane Flanagan has spent the months since the Rio Olympics exploring new roles as a cookbook author and foster mother...

Shalane Flanagan Will Miss 2017 Boston Marathon With Injury
Shalane Flanagan, who placed sixth in the 2016 Olympic Marathon in August, will not race the 2017 Boston Marathon as planned. Flanagan recently started feeling...

Shalane Flanagan: This past summer was one for the books
Shalane Flanagan packed three of the most memorable moments of her life into a period of just a few weeks this summer. And that’s saying...

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...

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