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Crim FESTIVAL OF RACES Dreaming of a new house? We offer a variety of Mortgages! National NMLF Institution License # 586579 Some restrictions and Financial Plus Federal Credit Union credit standards apply. 4158866-04 . 2011 SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011 RYAN GARZA | THE FLINT JOURNAL Crim filled to the brim Racers wait for the start of the 10-mile race on Saginaw Street in downtown Flint on Saturday during the 35th annual Crim Festival of Races. Kenyan wins again as record number jams Flint streets BILL KHAN | 810-766-6184 The hills were Julius Kogo’s friends. The Bradley Avenue hills can make or break a race for elite runners like Kogo who are vying for prize money or middle-ofthe-packers who are aiming for personal records. Kogo turned the hills into an advantage, opening up a large gap that he never relinquished as he repeated as winner of the male champion in the Crim’s Crim 10-mile road race Saturday 35-year history, and the first in Flint. since Kenyan John Korir won Kogo ran alone for the final back-to-back races in 1998 and five miles of the largest Crim 1999. Herb Lindsay (1979-81) ever, crossing the finish line on Saginaw Street in 47:15, which See KENYAN, PAGE 2 translates to a pace of 4:44 per mile. Fellow Kenyan Samuel Ndereba was a distant second in Eventual winner Julius Kogo of Kenya 47:39. leads the field of the 10-mile run at The 10,371 entries broke the the 35th annual Crim Festival of Races. record of 10,219 set last year. Kogo is only the fourth repeat AUSTIN ANTHONY | THE FLINT JOURNAL RYAN GARZA | THE FLINT JOURNAL From left, Theresa Fisher of Edmore, Patty Reihl, of Baker, Fla., and Jeanette Bambach of Lake Isabella hold hands while crossing the finish line of the 10-mile race Saturday. More online | See videos, more photos from the 35th annual Crim at


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