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Rody on track in Ottawa marathon

Whistler’s Kristina Rody, a short-distance runner by training, continues to show that she’s got the chops to succeed in long distance racing as well.

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In the Ottawa Marathon last week she finished 37 th overall, first in the women’s 25 to 29 age group, and fifth out of almost 1,400 women with a time of two hours, 48 minutes and five seconds. It was a personal best for the athlete – almost six minutes faster than her previous best time.

"The time wasn’t as good as I had hoped but my progression is going in leaps and bounds," said Rody.

Rody was also proud of being third among Canadian women.

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