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Des Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years in 2018. But what you may not know is that in 2011, she came in second in heartbreaking fashion, getting passed by Kenya's Caroline Kilel with 200 meters to go and losing by TWO seconds. We could all learn a lot from Des' attitude about the race, towards training, towards life and on overcoming failure. In her words, "Failure is an action, not an identity."