Lidia Simon wins women’s Half Marathon at Denver Rock’n Roll Marathon

Lidia Simon wins women’s Half Marathon at Denver Rock’n Roll Marathon

Lidia Simon, a five-time Olympian for Romania who lives in Boulder, won the women’s half in 1:18:01 despite coming down with a bad cold four days ago. Simon recently turned 40.

“For next year I will be masters,” Simon said. “We’ll see, too, if I can keep going with elite runners.”

And maybe a sixth Olympics in 2016? She’s hoping.

“You never know.”

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