Kenyan, Ethiopian win New York City Marathon

(AP) - Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya and Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia are this year's winners of the New York City Marathon. Mutai won the event

NEW YORK - (AP) - Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya and Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia are this year's winners of the New York City Marathon.

Mutai won the event in a record course time. Mutai finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 5 minutes, 6seconds Sunday, crushing the previous mark of 2:07:43 set byTesfaye Jifar of Ethiopia a decade earlier.

On the women's side, Dado trailed London Marathon champ Mary Keitany by nearly 2½minutes at the 15-mile mark but passed her with about a mile leftfor her first major marathon victory. The 27-year-old Dado won inan unofficial time of 2 hours, 23, minutes 15 seconds - almost aminute better than her previous personal best.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Brooklyn Sportscast, March 22
Officer James Ferrazzo is seen doing the 2 Officer dances with kids at Bed-Stuy block party
3 Word on the Street: 'As Young As You Feel Day'
Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 4 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
News 12 viewers take to Facebook to discuss 5 The Buzz: Flushing Avenue shooting

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE