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Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman in 40 years to win the TCS New York City Marathon, finishing with an unofficial time of 2:26:53.
Mary Keitany, the three-time New York City champion from Kenya, began the race today to defend her title and came in one minute and one second behind Flanagan to secure second place. Mamitu Daska of Ethiopia came in third.
The last American woman to win the NYC Marathon was Miki Gorman, a two-time consecutive winner who last broke the finish line tape in 1977.
The top 10 finishers of the marathon’s professional women’s field are as follows:
- Shalane Flanagan (2:26:53)
- Mary Keitany (2:27:54)
- Mamitu Daska (2:28:08)
- Edna Kiplagat (2:29:36)
- Allie Kieffer (2:29:39)
- Sara Dossena (2:29:39)
- Eva Vrabcova (2:29:41)
- Kellyn Taylor (2:29:56)
- Diane Nukuri (2:31:21)
- Stephanie Bruce (2:31:44)
This story is developing. Stay tuned as Team WR delivers additional race results throughout the day.