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Duluth's Goucher Sixth in 117th Boston Marathon

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Duluth's Goucher Sixth in 117th Boston Marathon

April 15, 2013 Updated Apr 15, 2013 at 11:59 AM CDT

Boston, MA (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth, Minn. native Kara Goucher finished sixth in the 117th annual Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing the 26.2-mile course in 2:28:11.

Goucher spent the entire race among the top competitors but never made a serious move at the lead. The former Duluth East standout also finished third at Boston in 2009 and fifth in 2011.

Her training partner, Shalane Flanagan, finished the race fourth with a time of 2:27:08, marking two top-six finishers for the United States.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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