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Organizers sorry for hurdle blunder

Updated: May 21, 2012, 3:09 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- After the last hurdle, Jessica Ennis turned it on for the final stretch. A very, very long final stretch.

Running on a makeshift track through the streets of Manchester, the British heptathlete had been neck-and-neck with Olympic champion Dawn Harper late in the 100-meter hurdles race Sunday at the Great City Games. But with an extra long run-in because of a missing hurdle, Ennis pulled away and crossed the line first.

Less than an hour later, her confidence-boosting victory ...

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