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Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Keitany win NYC Marathon

Nov. 4, 2018 4:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — By the time Mary Keitany was pacing her way up Manhattan's First Avenue, she had no reason to look back for challengers. The Kenyan's lead was growing over the strong women's field with every stride, and all she thought about was the finish line. Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia didn't break out...

Re-run: 4 winners from '17 to defend titles at NYC Marathon

Nov. 2, 2018 1:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All four winners of the 2017 NYC Marathon return to defend their titles on Sunday. American Shalane Flanagan and Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor will try to repeat, along with the Swiss pair of Manuela Schar and Marcel Hug in the wheelchair division. "To be coming back as the defending champion,...

Molly Huddle among American women's surge at NYC Marathon

Nov. 1, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan set the bar high for her U.S. compatriots last year, becoming the first American woman in 40 years to win the New York City Marathon. Desiree Linden followed with a victory in April at the windy and rainy Boston Marathon, the first American woman to accomplish that feat in...