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Photos Show The Grit It Takes To Run The 10000 Meters

Hint: running 25 laps in the grueling sun is not easy. So these women win the game-face contest.

Operation: Game Face. Every runner that toed the line at the Olympic Trials 10,000 meters knew they are in for 25 laps in the heat, against a stacked field of women with one common goal that only had three spots. Check out a handful of photos from the race that demonstrate the rawness and serious nature of running in a tight pack on the oval. Photos: Justin Britton