Photo Gallery: Kim Smith Sets U.S. All-Comer’s Half-Marathon Mark

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Feb. 14, 2011
  • Updated May. 13, 2013 at 12:02 PM UTC

New Zealand’s Kim Smith ran 1:07:36 to blow away the women’s field at Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Half Marathon. She took 8 seconds off Ethiopian Meseret Defar’s U.S. all-comer’s record in the process, making her the fastest female to ever run a half marathon on American soil. Check out these great photos of her record-setting run by

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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