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San Luis Obispo, California hosts inaugural marathon, half-marathon & 5K on April 22, 2012
A sold-out field of more than 8,000 enjoyed the 34th edition in San Diego.
It turns out politics may be harder than winning Olympic medals for the 50-year-old former track star.
One of the world's toughest races is comprised of a a tight-knit community of runners and support crew.
She is only 20 years old and needs to win races to support her family.
She also beat the second-place finisher by nearly three minutes.
He had finished second in the past two years.
They were awarded with special pins by the National Parks Service.