Mary Keitany wins her fourth New York Marathon as Lelisa Desisa takes men’s title

  • Kenyan equals record for most victories in New York
  • Late surge by Desisa secures victory over Shura Kitata

Mary Keitany of Kenya has become the second woman to win the New York Marathon four times, beating countrywoman Vivian Cheruiyot to victory by three minutes.

Keitany ran the race in 2 hours 22 minutes and 48 seconds, the second fastest time for the course in history. Margaret Okayo of Kenya holds the record of 2:22:31, which was set in 2003.

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