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Patriots' Bill Belichick runs half-marathon in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick ran the St. Jude Country Music Half Marathon on Saturday and finished with an official time of 2 hours, 36 minutes and 46 seconds.

Belichick ran with his fiancee, Linda Holliday, and they finished the half-marathon together, according to the Tennessean. Joseph Chebet won the half-marathon with a time of 1:10:36.

"It was a great run," Belichick said. "I came out to support Linda in her hometown race for her first half-marathon."

Holliday graduated from Vanderbilt University, and Belichick was born in Nashville.

But the trip wasn't just about the marathon for Belichick. He also made time to oversee a private workout from Vandy offensive lineman Wesley Johnson, the Tennessean's Jim Wyatt reported Friday.

Scott Wietecha of nearby Hendersonville won the marathon with a time of 2:25:52, and Jeannette Faber of Nashville was the women's winner with an unofficial time of 2:47:30.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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