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(From The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily Yomiuri)
Russian women run to 2nd straight Yokohama international ekiden title
Ken Marantz / Daily Yomiuri Sportswriter
Like the biting wind that swept in from Siberia, Russia blew away the field for the second straight year.
Lilia Shobukhova and Galina Bogomolova turned in record-setting runs in the first two legs and Russia never looked back in winning the Yokohama International Women's Ekiden on Sunday.
The Russians toured the full marathon course in 2 hours 14 minutes 48 seconds for their ninth title overall, tying host Japan for most in the meet's 25-year …