New York City marathon results 2009

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American Wins NYC Marathon

First since '82; Ethiopia's Tulu captures women's division

(Newser) - Meb Keflezighi became the first American man to win the New York City Marathon since 1982 today. Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia won the women's race, with two-time defending champ Paula Radcliffe falling back to fourth then grabbing her left leg in pain after finishing. Wearing "USA" on his chest,... More »

Kenyan Lel Claims Second NYC Marathon

Emerges from crowded men's pack; Radcliffe of UK is women's winner

(Newser) - Martin Lel of Kenya narrowly beat out Abderrahim Goumri of Morocco to take first place in this year's New York City Men's Marathon. This was Lel's second NY victory, having also won in 2003. Lel and Goumri also battled to the finish in this year's London Marathon, when Lel beat... More »

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