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Either Kipsang or Kimetto will receive the winner-take-all cheque of $500,000. Fellow Kenyan Rita Jeptoo has already secured the women’s World Marathon Majors title.
British man, Canadian woman take titles, Boston Athletic Association claimed Men's and Women's Championship team titles
Top American Jeffrey Eggleston sets new course record of 1:04:12; Katja Goldring wins women’s race; Notable runners at Halloween themed event included television personalities Michelle Beadle, Carrie Kegan and Actress Andrea Barber
Newcomer to marathons wins women's race, Uganda native Samuel Kosgei is men's champion
Defending Champion Rita Jeptoo and Two-Time Olympic Medalist Eliud Kipchoge Claim Victory in ChicagoTue, 10/14/2014 - 06:42
The men's race saw a Kenyan sweep with Eliud Kipchoge stealing the show in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 11 seconds, and Sammy Kitwara and Dickson Chumba dueling for second, with Kitwara out-striding Chumba.
Desisa has triumphant return to Beantown, establishing a course record of 1:00:34 for the half marathon, cruising to victory over Kenyans Daniel Salel and Stephen Sambu
The same woman – Arlington native Kerri Gallagher - who set the course record last year in winning the nation’s second largest 10-miler broke her own record this year by six seconds in 54:50
Abbott Celebrates the Power of Health and Achievement as First-Ever Title Sponsor of World Marathon MajorsSat, 10/11/2014 - 10:37
SERIES WILL BE RENAMED ABBOTT WORLD MARATHON MAJORS STARTING IN 2015
All told, more than 24,441 people participated in Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Weekend events which included a 5K run/walk, 10K, and family events.
2013 Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon runner-up Jemima Sumgong of Kenya will join previously announced, sensational professional athlete fields on Sunday, November 2.
2012 U.S. Olympian, 2013 Boston Marathon champion, and 2014 world leaders headline 14th running of event on Sunday, October 12.
Second edition on Sunday, Nov. 9 features $15,500 in prize money including $5000 American-only prize money