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.