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Half Marathoner: Bad At Directions, Good At Distance Running

Fri, September 27, 2013 11:37am



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Meredith Fitzmaurice, 34, signed up for a half marathon in Ontario, Canada. Somewhere on the route, she took a wrong turn, landing on the full marathon course. She kept going — becoming the first woman to cross the finish line and was 10th overall. And, she qualified for the Boston Marathon.

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