Ore. Olympians finish marathon before tragedy hits

Ore. Olympians finish marathon before tragedy hits

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: (L-R) Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan of the United States at the finish line after competing during the Women's Marathon on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press and KGW.com Staff

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Posted on April 15, 2013 at 12:03 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 15 at 3:34 PM

BOSTON -- Oregon runners were near the top of a Boston Marathon marred by a horrific tragedy.

Shalane Flanagan came in fourth and her training partner Kara Goucher was in sixth place. The two led the American finishers.

Kenya's Rita Jeptoo came in first.

On the men's side, Craig Leon of Eugene finished tenth, four minutes behind the winner, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia.

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