Kenyans Win Men’s and Women’s Titles in ING NYC Marathon
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Kenya won big today in the ING NYC Marathon, taking top honors for the men and women!
Geoffrey Mutai won first place for the men’s division with a time of 02:08:24. And Priscah Jeptoo won first place for the women with a time of 02:25:07.
In addition to Geoffrey, four other Kenyans finished within the top ten spots in the men’s division, and Kenyan women took a total of two of the top ten spots. This is the third time that Kenyans have won both the men’s and women’s titles (2002, 2003).