Running down a dream

Local woman conquers Boston Marathon for first time


Local runner Shainalea Zelazo is shown during the 2018 Boston Marathon, which took place on a windy, rainy day in Boston. Submitted photoThe notion of running in a marathon might not seem like a lot of fun to many people.
“It seems really impossible,” said Shainalea Zelazo. “But it’s really not.”
Zelazo, 44, completed the Boston Marathon — one of the most popular marathons in the world — in 4 hours, 38 minutes in April. It was the first time competing in the renowned marathon for the Mariposa mo...

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