Morning links: Former Weber State runner Sarah Sellers stunned the sports world in 2018. Here’s what she’s planning on for this year’s Boston Marathon

FILE: Sarah Sellers, a former Ogden High and Weber State runner, finished second in the 2018 Boston Marathon.
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SALT LAKE CITY — Basically, marathon runners are divided up into two divisions: The professionals who train full-time with the help of sponsors and the amateurs who train during their spare time.

Sarah Sellers broke the mold and stunned the world with a second-place finish at the 2018 Boston Marathon.

The 27-year-old former Ogden High and Weber State runner had an injury that kept her from competing in her senior year, and her life as a nurse anesthetist and busy life stopped her from training regularly and allowed her to heal.

After running just a couple of races she finished with a time of 2:44:04 on Patriot’s Day a year ago.

When a race official told her she had finished second she thought it was a mistake, she told the Deseret News. “No, what place …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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