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2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Women's Marathon

April 20, 2008
Boston, Mass.

Blake Russell, Deena Kastor, and Magdalena Lewy Boulet - © PhotoRun.net
Blake Russell, Deena Kastor, and Magdalena Lewy Boulet

The Boston Athletic Association will host the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Women's Marathon on Sunday, April 20, 2008, the day before the 112th running of the Boston Marathon.

Starting and finishing at the traditional Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, the Olympic Trials race will feature a specially designed course that tours historic Boston with a one-time loop that passes Boston Public Garden, Boston Common, the State House and Beacon Hill.

The course will then feature four loops of approximately six miles each proceeding down Commonwealth Avenue, crossing the Charles River into Cambridge using the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, running east, then west along Memorial Drive. Runners then return from each of the Core Loops via Massachusetts Avenue.

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