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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Tekoa native wins Boston Marathon division

Scaroni wheels her way to win in 1:41:45


April 20, 2023

Team USA

Susannah Scaroni celebrates after winning her first gold paralympic medal in 2021.

BOSTON, Mass. – A Tekoa native won the Boston Marathon's Women's Wheelchair Division on Monday, April 17.

Having placed in the Top 5 in the division on previous Boston Marathons, Susannah Scaroni, 31, cruised to victory with more than 5 minutes to spare.

Scaroni won the race in 1:41.45, finishing ahead of Madison DeRozario and Wakako Tsuchida, who were second and third respectively.

Scaroni's best finishes previously were second in 2018 and third in 2014, 2015 and 2017, and fourth in 2016.

This year's win wasn't easy; she had to fix a loose wheel on the route.

Following the race, Scaroni...

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