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Stockade-athon: Simpson not making eight-hour trek for nothing

Saturday, November 9, 2013
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The Gazette Stockade-athon continues to draw young up-and-comers from out of town.
Defending champion Christian Thompson won’t run on Sunday after snapping off a 2:22:48 to finish 20th overall and third among Americans at the New York City Marathon.
The Stockade-athon found a way to attract two top contenders — one of whom is driving eight hours from Morgantown, W.Va. — to replace him, and they’ll be backed up by a very deep collection of elite runners at the 38th annual 15k.

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