NEW YORK (AP) — Edna Kiplagat has won the women’s title at the New York City Marathon.
The 31-year-old Kenyan finished the marquee race in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 28 minutes, 20 seconds.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Man Attacks, Robs Father And Son After Fender Bender In Queens
Shalane Flanagan of the United States was second in her marathon debut. The 2008 Olympic bronze medalist in the 10,000 meters became the first American woman to finish in the top two since 1990.READ MORE: MTA Employee Recognized After Rescuing Dog From Subway Tracks: 'It's Remarkable She Was Able To Survive That Long'
Kenya’s Mary Keitany was third, also making her marathon debut.
Kiplagat pulled away in the 24th mile to win her first major marathon title.MORE NEWS: Judge Dismisses National Rifle Association's Bankruptcy Case, Leaving Group Open To New York Lawsuit
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