Kenya’s Keitany wins NYC Marathon for 4th time in 5 years

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia crosses the finish line in the New York City Marathon on Sunday

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia crosses the finish line in the New York City Marathon on Sunday

Desisa finished in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 59 seconds.

Defending champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya was third.

World record holder in a women-only marathon Mary Jepkosgei Keitany on Sunday won the New York City Marathon for the fourth time in a time of 2:22:48. Desisa previously won the Boston Marathon in 2013 and in 2015. She won in 2014, 2015 and 2016 before coming in second a year ago to American Shalane Flanagan, who finished third on Sunday.

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Despite being chased by a combined team of all-star American distance runners, Keitany did not yield to the challengers Keitany increasing her pace over the competitors by almost a minute per mile in the second half of the race. Keitany joined Grete Waitz as the only women to win the marathon four times.

Finishing second was countryman Shura Kitata with a time of 2 hours, 6 minutes and 1 second.

Keitany, second to American Shalane Flanagan in 2017 after three NY victories, returned to the top with a runaway performance.

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