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Caroline Rotich trains in Santa Fe, wins Boston Marathon

Anyone who travels on the Santa Fe Rail Trail has likely caught a glimpse of Caroline Rotich's slender frame bouncing along. Training in good weather and bad, the running Rotich is also a familiar face at community sporting events.

holy smokes, Rotich wins Boston!!! #NMruns_Boston

Posted by Santa Fe Striders on Monday, April 20, 2015

Now that the Kenyan woman has dashed across the finish line as the female winner of the Boston Marathon with an unofficial time of 2 hours, 24 minutes and 55 seconds, her name is etched into this history books. News about Rotich, 30, one of several athletes who train with Ryan Bolton in the City Different, traveled fast on social media:

Here's her profile from the Boston Athletic Association:

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