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    Mary Keitany Wins 4th NYC Marathon

    The 36-year-old Kenyan regained her title — after placing second behind Shalane Flanagan last year — winning yesterday’s race with a time of 2 hours, 22 minutes, 48 seconds. Only Norwegian Grete Waitz, a nine-time champion, has won more New York women’s titles. Keitany ran the last 13.1 miles in a remarkable 1:06:58 and also clocked the second-fastest women’s time in event history, 17 seconds short of the record. Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa won the men’s race and mirrored Keitany’s second-place speed record for the event.

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