The Running World Reacts to Shalane Flanagan’s Historic NYC Marathon Victory

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November 6, 2017

Yesterday, Shalane Flanagan made history by becoming the first American woman in 40 years to win the New York City Marathon. And if you were excited watching the race unfold on television, you weren’t alone — many of the running world’s biggest names could barely contain their excitement as Flanagan broke the tape in Central Park. Below, we share a selection of the best social media posts from yesterday’s race.

Champion #tcsnycmarathon ❤️?? So inspired, so proud.

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Related messageboard discussion: MB: Why are many American pro-runners congratulating Shalane today, but none did so to Hasay last month?


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