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    Marathon winner disqualified because he didn’t sign up for race

    Scott Downard was stripped of his title in this weekend's Cowtown Marathon because of paperwork, or, more specifically, a lack of paperwork.

    The 25-year-old won the Cowtown Marathon in Fort Worth, Tex. on Sunday but was disqualified when he crossed the finish line because he never registered for the race.

    Compete. The Oklahoman freely admitted the issue to race officials when confronted with it after crossing the finish line.

    Kolin Styles, 25, was named the winner. He finished the race in 2 hours, 40 minutes, 54 seconds, more than three minutes behind Downard.

    "I'll take it," he told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

    A race official told the newspaper that Downard was understanding about the disqualification and said he'd come back to compete next year.
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