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Yared Nuguse runs to Merrie Mile title in Waikiki

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Nikki Hiltz, left, Hobbs Kessler, Vincent Ciattei, and Yared Nuguse, with trophies after the Merrie Mile on Saturday. Nuguse won with a time of 3:56.84. Hiltz was the women's winner with a time of 4:28.24.
2/19
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Yared Nuguse, right, of the United States was the Merrie Mile champion with a time of 3:56.84. Nikki Hiltz, left, also from the U.S., was the women's race winner with a time of 4:28.24.
3/19
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Yared Nuguse, middle, of the United States, tries to pull ahead in the final stretch before winning with a time of 3:56.84. Hobbs Kessler, left, was third, and Vincent Ciattei was second.
4/19
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Hobbs Kessler, left, and Yared Nuguse chat after the race.
5/19
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Yared Nuguse, middle, of the United States, was the Merrie Mile champion with a time of 3:56.84.
6/19
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Yared Nuguse, middle, of the United States, tries to pull ahead in the final stretch.
7/19
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Runners come down the spectator-lined stretch of Kalakaua Avenue. Yared Nuguse, middle, of the United States, was the Merrie Mile champion with a time of 3:56.84.
8/19
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Runners come down the spectator-lined stretch of Kalakaua Avenue. Yared Nuguse, right, of the United States, was the Merrie Mile champion with a time of 3:56.84.
9/19
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Runners come down the spectator-lined stretch of Kalakaua Avenue. Yared Nuguse, right, of the United States, was the Merrie Mile champion with a time of 3:56.84.
10/19
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Elite racers take off from the start. Yared Nuguse, fourth from left, of the United States, was the Merrie Mile champion with a time of 3:56.84.
11/19
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Spectators line Monsarrat Avenue for the start of the elite race.
12/19
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Spectators line Monsarrat Avenue for the start of the elite race.
13/19
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Tomohiro Iwata, holding son, Koa, and wife, Mami, holding daughter, Kao, were competing in kimono.
14/19
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Kazue Matsuo, left, Kaoru Miyasaka, and Izumi Fukuzawa with racing reptiles at the start.
15/19
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Runners gather on Monsarrat Avenue.
16/19
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Runners gather on Monsarrat Avenue.
17/19
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Heather King, right, founder of Team Take Down, came with 300 club runners.
18/19
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Team Take Down, an African American running group organized by Heather King, third from left in second row, pose for a photo. King said she is based out of Atlanta but the group members hail from around the United States and other countries.
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Chihiro Hashimoto, left, and Chiyoko Hirose were on Monsarrat Avenue before the start.

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