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Keflezighi leads run of Americans in NYC

Runners pass through the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn during the 40th running of New York City Marathon. Runners pass through the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn during the 40th running of New York City Marathon. (Afton Almaraz/Getty Images
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By John Powers
Globe Staff / November 2, 2009

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NEW YORK - Thus did it come around for Meb Keflezighi in the town where he ran his first 26-miler in 2002, where he’d come up just short twice, and where he almost wrecked his running career in the Olympic trials two years ago. Yesterday finally belonged to him and to his countrymen, who’d waited 27 years for an American ... (Full article: 972 words)

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