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A BOND BORN AT SPEED
TIM LAYDEN
February 27, 2012
Distance runners Mo Farah and Galen Rupp come from different worlds, but their lives are in step as each carries his nation's hopes toward London
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February 27, 2012

A Bond Born At Speed

Distance runners Mo Farah and Galen Rupp come from different worlds, but their lives are in step as each carries his nation's hopes toward London

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The two distance runners were together one evening last week in a fitness room at their temporary New Mexico home, each knocking out a short treadmill session, check marks in the endless log of workouts. Rupp wore Oregon green, Farah Union Jack red and blue. When it was done they walked together into the darkness, across a concrete patio and down a hillside covered in pebbles, laughing about nothing at all while the stones crunched beneath their feet, sound track to an unlikely alliance with a common goal.

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