American woman wins Boston Marathon

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The drought is over for American women at the Boston Marathon.

The brutal conditions caused this to be the slowest women's race since 1978.

Kawauchi told WBZ-TV he was "freezing cold" after the race, but said the conditions were the best he could possibly run in. Linden almost ended the drought in 2011 when she was outkicked down Boylston Street and finished second by 2 seconds.

On Monday in Boston, it was indeed Linden's turn.

Linden made her country and her alma mater proud. "Helping her helped me".

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The 34-year-old runner not only stopped to wait for her friend but also helped Flanagan catch the lead pack, states USA Today.

As for herself, Flanagan was reportedly unsure she would even finish the Boston Marathon.

Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to a Boston Marathon victory on Monday, the first American woman to win the race since 1985.

The win marked redemption for Linden, who performed in the elite field at Boston throughout her career and lost the 2011 Boston Marathon title by just two seconds.

Linden is the first American woman to win the race since Lisa Larsen Weidenbach claimed first place in 1985.

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Canadian Krista Duchene finished in third place and was the only non-American runner to place in the top five.

Japanese runner Yuki Kawauchi won the men's title Monday, winning his fourth marathon this year and earning Japan's first Boston Marathon win since 1987.

"When you work together, you never know what's going to happen", Linden told NBC Sports.

At the end of the day, American men managed to snatch six of the Top 10 positions, with Andrew Bumbalough (2:19:52) coming in fifth, Scott Smith (2:21:47) finishing sixth, Elkanah Kibet (2:23:37) ranking eighth, and Daniel Vassallo (2:27:50) finishing last in the Top 10.

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