Originally written on ESPN  |  Last updated 6/26/14

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia celebrates with his medal after winning the Bupa Great Manchester Run (10km) on May 17, 2009 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Ethiopian great Haile Gebrselassie cruised to victory in the inaugural Great Birmingham Run on Sunday, pulling clear midway through the half marathon to win by 59 seconds.
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