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Babington ending long run as Wellesley College coach

WELLESLEY — Randelle Boots had run cross-country at Providence Country Day School. When she arrived at Wellesley College in the fall of 2009, Boots was steered to the mile for the first time by John Babington, coach of the track and field team as well as cross-country at the college.

“He took me from someone who didn’t know what the 400 was to being the best runner I could be,” said Boots.

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