Skip to comments.Amane Gobena, Gebo Burka Win LA Marathon [ American Lauren Kleppin was third in women's race]
Posted on 03/09/2014 4:17:10 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Amane Gobena ran two marathons in two months, and after winning the second in Los Angeles...
The 31-year-old Ethiopian woman won the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 27 minutes, 37 seconds after finishing sixth in Dubai on Jan. 25.
She crossed the finish line 41 seconds ahead of mens champion and fellow Ethiopian Gebo Burka and won a $50,000 bonus for being the first elite runner to finish. The women started 17:41 ahead of the men
Tufa finished in a personal-best 2:28:04, and American Lauren Kleppin was third in 2:28:48, some 13 minutes faster than her previous best. Her goal had been to run at least 2:37, the standard for the Olympic trials that will be in Los Angeles, albeit possibly on a different course, in 2016.
(Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com ...
She looks quite fit.
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Yes, she does.
She looks like a rag, a bone and a hank of hair. But that’s what you need to be a long distance runner.
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