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Ms. Georgia's secret talent? Running marathons—and she's fast:

Ms. Georgia's secret talent? Running marathons—and she's fast:

Whether in high heels or her favorite pair of Mizuno Wave Rider running shoes, Wilkins stands out. On May 17, she won the Ms. Georgia United States pageant and was also named Most Photogenic and Miss Congeniality. The win earned Wilkins a spot in the United States finals in Washington D.C. earlier this summer. Her accomplishments are just as impressive on the roads. Wilkins, 29, has run 30 marathons, including four consecutive Boston Marathons . She set her PR at Boston this April with a 3:18:55, even though she suffered a foot injury in February and had to decrease her training mileage. Just a few months later in July, Wilkins completed the Loonies Midnight Marathon in Livingston, Tennessee, as the latest addition to her resume. She placed first overall for female finishers with a time of 3:31:58. Yet, Wilkins said she doesn’t run for trophies or other accolades. Instead,...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/general-interest/ms-georgias-...

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