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Run for the money

Charity runners have fueled a boom in racing. But some athletes grumble that they've also sapped the sport's competitive spirit.

By Robert Preer
April 18, 2004

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LONG-DISTANCE RUNNING was for years an austere sport, practiced largely by intensely driven individuals intent on shaving seconds off their personal bests. And their showcase was the Boston Marathon, the only US marathon other than the Olympic trials with qualifying times. (Full Article: 1317 Words)

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