Mary Keitany of Kenya Wins NYC Marathon Women’s TitleErik Matuszewski
Mary Keitany of Kenya won the NYC Marathon women’s title, outrunning countrywoman Jemima Sumgong in the final mile.
Keitany, 32, the winner of the London Marathon in 2011 and 2012, finished in an unofficial time of two hours, 25 minutes and seven seconds in the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) five-borough race in New York. Sumgong was just over two seconds behind.
The men’s and women’s champions each receive $100,000 from a total prize purse of $705,000.