Mary Keitany, Lelisa Desisa win New York Marathon

Keitany wins title 4th time in last 5 years

Mary Keitany, Lelisa Desisa win New York Marathon

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL

Kenya’s Mary Keitany won the New York Marathon women’s title for the fourth time and Ethiopia’s Lelisa Desisa won the men’s race.

The marathon which started on Sunday from Staten Island and passed through Brooklyn, Queens and Bronx, ended in Central Park in Manhattan.

Desisa, 28, won the race in 2:05:59 while 36-year-old Keitany won the title in 2:22:48.

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