Kikkan Randall, who was diagnosed with breast cancer soon after winning cross-country skiing gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics, is set to run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 3.
Last February was a shining, defining moment for cross country skier Kikkan Randall. With a beaming smile and tears in her eyes, Randall stood on top of the podium at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang with her teammate Jessie Diggins.
The pair had not only captured gold in the team sprint, they became the first American women to ever win an Olympic medal in cross country skiing. The victory was especially sweet for Randall, a 35-year-old mother and five-time Olympian who had been chasing a medal since her first Olympics in 2002.
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