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Kilgore News Herald
The top men's finisher in the event was Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya, who ran the race in 2 hours, nine minutes and 37 seconds, edging out Galen Rupp of the U.S. by 22 seconds. The all-time record for finish in the marathon was set by Geoffrey Mutai in 2011 ...
30 years of tears, triumph for Brockton trainer at marathon
Connor has been an athletic trainer at Brockton High School for more than 20 years, and has been volunteering for the marathon even longer. She was at the finish line in 2011 when Geoffrey Mutai ran the fastest marathon ever, she was there in 2013 when ...
Press-Leader | Today's highlights in sports history provided
Today is Tuesday, April 18, the 108th day of 2017. There are 257 days left in the year. Today's highlights in sports history: 1908 — Tommy Burns knocks out ...
The Latest: Boston Marathon runners get tailwind at start
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
A strong tailwind and cooler temperatures in 2011 helped Geoffrey Mutai finish in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds. That was the fastest marathon in history at the time, though not a world record because the Boston course does not qualify for world records.