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Larisa Michailova, 2004 Women's Half-Marathon Winner

Larisa Michailova of West Chester, Pa., streaks by the crowds on her way to the finish line as the first woman to finish the half-marathon. Her time was 1:16:12. The 11th running of the Hartford Marathon took place under perfect conditions Saturday with more than 6,000 runners taking part in the marathon, half-marathon, and 5k races.STEPHEN DUNN / THE HARTFORD COURANT