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Former Jayhawk wins marathon

January 13, 2006

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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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