Grandma's Marathon notes: Record-breaking finish looks very likely, Beardsley predicts

  • by: RACHEL BLOUNT , Star Tribune
  • Updated: June 22, 2013 - 8:16 AM

DULUTH – As a first-time entrant at Grandma’s Marathon, Bazu Worku had no idea how many runners had tried — and failed — to beat Dick Beardsley’s course record. So when the Ethiopian said Friday he believed he could finish Saturday’s race in 2 hours, 3 minutes, he appeared a bit startled when Beardsley ­hollered, “Holy cow!”

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