10 Oct '16, 9am

Run Journal - Abel Kirul, Florence Kiplagat Win Chicago Marathon: Tatyana McFadden captures her seventh women...

Tatyana McFadden captures her seventh women’s wheelchair victory CHICAGO - In today's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 40,400 runners crossed the finish line in Chicago's "front yard," Grant Park, as ideal weather conditions greeted them as well as thousands of volunteers and more than 1.7 million spectators. For the second consecutive year, race organizers did not use pacesetters, resulting in championship style racing and head-to-head competition. The men's race saw a new champion crowned as 2012 Olympic marathon silver medalist Abel Kirui (KEN) held off defending champion Dickson Chumba (KEN) down the homestretch, 2:11:23 to 2:11:26, respectively. Gideon Kipketer (KEN) arrived a distant third in 2:12:20. In stark contrast to the men's race, Florence Kiplagat (KEN) led a pack of women through the first 19 miles on sub 2:22 pace and then threw down a 5:10 mile to break a...

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