It was a hometown race, and that's what Kara Goucher wanted.
The Duluth, Minn. native had been battling injuries and hadn't raced in more than a year and a half, so she jumped at a chance to make her return to action at Grandma's Marathon weekend.
Click on the video link to see and hear her comments after the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, in which she finished in fifth place with a time of 1:15:14.
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