“First I start and I saw my competitors were very good," she said. "And I wait until 10 kilometers. After that I feel good, my legs relax and I start to go."
She said although she didn't reach her goal of 1:06 or faster, she felt more prepared for the New Orleans course because she actually trained a little more. Her average pace Sunday was 5:09 per mile; Flanagan averaged 5:14.