Archive for Friday, January 13, 2006

Former Jayhawk wins marathon

January 13, 2006


Kansas University product Paige Higgins, 23, won the women's full marathon Sunday at the Walt Disney World Marathon in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

It was the first-ever marathon for Higgins, who ran at Kansas from 2000 to 2005.

Higgins won in a time of 2:51.38, beating second-place Amy Shertzer (2:59.14) by more than eight seconds.

About 31,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes registered for the event.


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