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42nd JAL Honolulu Marathon on Dec. 14, her second year in a row taking top Japanese honors in Honolulu. Exhausted just after finishing, she managed to say, "The crowd support along the course was wonderful and kept me going." Having run well again in Honolulu she was satisfied with her results, saying, "I met both of my goals of being the first Japanese woman and breaking my PB."
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