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Kenyan Edges US Runner by Seconds in Boston Marathon

Geoffrey Kirui wins among men and Edna Kiplagat among women

(Newser) - Two Kenyans triumphed in the Boston Marathon on Monday. Geoffrey Kirui won on the men's side and Edna Kiplagat, a police officer in Kenya, on the women's, reports the AP . For Kirui, it was his first marathon victory ever. He outran Galen Rupp of the US to win... More »

Newbies Win NYC Marathon

Gebre Gebremariam, Edna Kiplagat take men's, women's races respectively

(Newser) - Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia has won the men's title at the New York City Marathon in his debut at the distance, while Kenya's Edna Kiplagat won the women's race today for her first major marathon championship. Another Ethiopian man was the favorite, but world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie pulled out at... More »

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