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In a near photo finish, 24-year-old wins Boston Harbor race

Elizabeth Mancuso splashed ashore and ran to the finish line to win the 8-mile race. Elizabeth Mancuso splashed ashore and ran to the finish line to win the 8-mile race. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By Sydney Lupkin
Globe Correspondent / August 15, 2010

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When Elizabeth Mancuso, 24, jumped into Boston Harbor yesterday, her biggest hope was to finish all 8 miles of the nation’s oldest open-water swim marathon without getting plucked out because she was too cold or too tired. (Full article: 532 words)

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