He seeks to become the first man to win three straight NYC Marathon titles since Alberto Salazar from 1980-82.
Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya won the New York City Marathon on Sunday with an unofficial time of 2:08:24. Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya came from behind to win the women’s title.
Organizers announced Thursday that Mutai’s competition in the men’s race Nov. 3 will include reigning world and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda.
Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai has won the Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds — the fastest anyone has ever run the 26.2 mile distance.