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Geoffrey Mutai Wins 2013 ING New York City Marathon (Results)

Geoffrey Mutai Wins 2013 ING New York City Marathon (Results)

Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai won the 2013 ING New York City Marathon moments ago with a winning time of 2:08:24.  The legend of Mutai continues to grow with another win.

Second place went to Tsegaye Kebede in 2:09:16 and April Lusapho took 3rd in 2:09:45.

The 2013 ING New York City Marathon women’s winner was Priscah Jeptoo in 2:25:07.

Buzunesh Deba finished 2nd in 2:25:56 and Jelena Prokopcuka took 3rd in 2:27:47.

Congrats to these elites and every runner, of every level, that toed the starting line of the New York City Marathon this morning.

Searchable 2013 ING New York City Marathon Results

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Mutai, Keitany Win World Marathon Majors After NYC Marathon Cancellation

Mutai, Keitany Win World Marathon Majors After NYC Marathon Cancellation

The World Marathon Majors® (WMM) has decided that Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya) and Mary Keitany (Kenya) are the champions of the 2011-2012 World Marathon Majors Series, in the wake of the cancellation of the 2012 New York City Marathon.

From BAA: With the cancellation of the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, the 2011-2012 Series has concluded and there will be no additional points awarded. Mutai had already secured the Series title in advance of the New York race with 75 points tallied in winning the 2011 Boston Marathon, the 2011 ING New York City Marathon, and the 2012 BMW Berlin Marathon. Keitany secured the title with 65 points accumulated with victories at the 2011 and 2012 Virgin London Marathons, and a third place finish at the 2011 ING New York City Marathon. These athletes will split the $1 million prize purse.

The New York City Marathon, that was scheduled for November 4, 2012, was cancelled after Hurricane Sandy struck the area leaving massive devastation and loss of human life.

NYRR president Mary Wittenberg along with NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided less than 40 hours before the start of the scheduled marathon to cancel the race after announcing earlier in the week that the race would proceed as planned.

World Marathon Majors Male Final Leaderboard

  1. Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya) – 75 points
  2. Tsegaye Kebede (Ethiopia) – 46 points
  3. Wesley Korir (Kenya) – 41 points
  4. Abel Kirui (Kenya) – 40 points
  5. Moses Mosop (Kenya) – 40 points
  6. Emmanual Mutai (Kenya) – 40 points
  7. Wilson Kipsang (Kenya) – 35 points
  8. Patrick Makau (Kenya) – 35 points
  9. Martin Lel (Kenya) – 30 points
  10. Stephen Kiprotich (Uganda) – 25 points
  11. Feyisa Lilesa (Ethiopia) – 25 points

World Marathon Majors Female Final Leaderboard

  1. Mary Keitany (Kenya) – 65 points
  2. Edna Kiplagat (Kenya) – 50 points
  3. Sharon Cherop (Kenya) – 45 points
  4. Liliya Shobukhova (Russia) – 45 points
  5. Priscah Jeptoo (Kenya) – 40 points
  6. Firehiwot Dado (Ethiopia) – 30 points
  7. Florence Kiplagat (Kenya) – 30 points
  8. Atsede Baysa (Ethiopia) – 26 points
  9. Tiki Gelana (Ethiopia) – 25 points
  10. Aberu Kebede (Ethiopia) – 25 points
  11. Caroline Kilel (Ethiopia) – 25 points

Complete List of Results at WorldMarathonMajors.com

Congrats to Geoffrey and Mary on their World Marathon Majors titles!

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Kenya Announces 2012 London Olympics Marathon Team

Kenya has announced the runners that will represent the country for the marathon in the 2012 London Olympics later this year.

This is paramount to the United States selecting it’s latest edition of the Dream Team for basketball.

Representing Kenya in London will be Wilson Kipsang, who won the London Marathon just three days ago, along with Abel Kirui and Moses Mosop according to the BBC.

In a bit of a shocker Patrick Makau who holds the world record for the marathon was left off the team along with Geoffrey Mutai and Emmanual Mutai.

Makau’s exclusion is probably similar to the USA leaving Isaiah Thomas off the original 1992 Dream Team because Michael Jordan and others on the team hated him so much.

Representing the Kenyan women will be Mary Keitany, Edna Kiplagat and Priscah Jeptoo.

Not that they will need it, but best of luck to Wilson (can’t help but think of Castaway), Abel (finally getting the better of Cain), and Moses (enough said), Mary, Edna and Priscah.

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Wilson Kipsang Winning the 2012 London Marathon

Wilson Kipsang Wins 2012 London Marathon (Results)

Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang won the 2012 London Marathon this morning with a time of 2:04:44.

Second place went to Martin Lel (2:06:51-Kenya) who barely bested third place finisher Tsegaye Kebede (2:06:52-Ethiopia).

Just 1 minute and 29 seconds separated 1st through 10th places for the men.

2012 London Marathon Top 10 Male Results

  1. Wilson Kipsang (Kenya) – 2:04:44
  2. Martin Lel (Kenya) – 2:06:51
  3. Tsegaye Kebede (Ethiopia) – 2:06:52
  4. Adil Annani (Morocco) – 2:07:43
  5. Jaouad Gharib (Morocco) – 2:07:44
  6. Abel Kirui (Kenya) – 2:07:56
  7. Emmanuel Mutai (Kenya) – 2:08:01
  8. Marilson Gomes Dos Santos (Brazil) – 2:08:03
  9. Samuel Tsegay (Eritrea) – 2:08:06
  10. Feyisa Lilesa (Ethiopia) – 2:08:20

Mary Keitany was the female winner with a time of 2:18:37.  Keitany’s time is the 2nd fastest in London Marathon history. The fastest time belongs to London’s Paula Radcliffe in 2:17:42 (2005).

Second place female was Edna Kiplagat (2:19:50-Kenya) and the female’s Kenyan podium was completed with Priscah Jeptoo (2:20:14).

The top five female finishers were all from Kenya.

2012 London Marathon Top 10 Female Results

  1. Mary Keitany (Kenya) – 2:18:37
  2. Edna Kiplagat (Kenya) – 2:19:50
  3. Priscah Jeptoo (Kenya) – 2:20:14
  4. Florence Kiplagat (Kenya) – 2:20:57
  5. Lucy Kabuu (Kenya) – 2:23:12
  6. Aberu Kebede (Ethiopia) – 2:24:04
  7. Irina Mikitenko (Germany) – 2:24:53
  8. Jessica Augusto (Portugal) – 2:24:59
  9. Atsede Baysa (Ethiopia) – 2:25:59
  10. Jelena Prokopcuka (Latvia) – 2:27:04

Full 2012 London Marathon Results

Congrats to all who ran and finished the 2012 London Marathon.

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