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Rosie Ruiz, the Boston Marathon winner who wasn’t, dies at 66

Hi Friends, All of us were shocked when Rosie Ruiz cheated in the 1980 Boston Marathon, especially me who was doing the coverage of the elite women in the race from a golf cart alongside and never saw her.  But I grabbed her afterward and interviewed her, it became an interview in which she incriminated herself. Rosie passed away recently. I’ll never understand why she, or  anyone, would cheat in a marathon. Here is Harrison Smith’s story from the Washington Post, where we talked about it.