She went the distance: Shalane Flanagan announces retirement

October 21, 2019

She may have announced her retirement, but she's taking on a new form of running ... as in running a team. One of the most impressive distance runners in American history, Shalane Flanagan will be coaching at the Bowerman Track Club in Portland, Oregon.

She started running at UNC, but u-n-(seen) nothing yet ...  she went on to be a four-time Olympian, winner of the 2017 New York City Marathon, and top 10 finisher all four times she ran the Boston Marathon.

She went the distance ... hanging up her running shoes after a 15-year long career.

The road to success wasn't easy ... Flanagan suffered numerous injuries that ran her body ragged.

She may have stopped running, but her memory will continue to race through the minds of those she's inspired during her incredible career.

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