Duluth Native Kara Goucher Finishes Sixth in Boston Marathon

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Duluth Native Kara Goucher Finishes Sixth in Boston Marathon

April 15, 2013 Updated Apr 15, 2013 at 10:53 AM CST

Boston, MA (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth Native Kara Goucher finished sixth in the 117th Boston Marathon Monday morning.

Goucher completed the 26.2 mile race in 2 hours, 28 minutes and 11 seconds. She finished just two minutes behind the marathon winner, Kenya's Rita Jeptoo. Jeptoo completed the race in 2 hours, 26 minutes and 25 seconds.

This was the the third time Goucher has participated in the Boston Marathon. She placed third in 2009 and fifth in 2011.

Goucher was among 26,839 participants to run the race.

Written and posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati

RMarnati@kbjr.com

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