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Joan Benoit-Samuelson ’79 Champion Again in Hometown Race (Times Record) Archives

At 53, Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit-Samuelson ’79 has still got it, winning the L.L. Bean Fourth of July 10K race. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree; son Anders Samuelson ’12 finished seventh in a record field of 1,414 runners.