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The cover of the May 2009 edition of Runner's World features Kara Goucher as she prepares to run the Boston Marathon. (Submitted photo)

Duluth's Goucher ready to conquer Boston

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Women are introduced halfway into Tom Derderian's book "Boston Marathon, the First Century of the World's Premier Running Event."

That's where Kara Goucher started reading, and became inspired.


"It's almost overwhelming to think of all the amazing runners who have run along the Boston course," Goucher said recently. "I'm excited about being part of something that has such a rich history. I'm excited to become part of that history."

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