Sally Kipyego wins NYC Half on debut

New York – In the 2014 NYC Half, Sally Kipyego of Kenya set an event record of 1 hour, 08:31 seconds in her debut at the distance on Sunday.

Fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai took advantage of a fall during the race and easily won the men’s title.

Mutai clocked 1:00:50 for the title after Great Britain track star and double Olympic champion Mo Farah tripped between the fifth and sixth mile; it was the third straight win in NYC for the two-time defending New York City Marathon champion.

Farah recovered to finish second in 1:01:07.

The inaugural wheelchair champions were Josh George (50:37) of the USA and Diane Roy (59:25) of Canada. Approximately 20,750 runners finished the race.

The Following are the results from the respective events

Men: http://www.nyrr.org/sites/default/files/top10_men%20%283%29%20%281%29_0.pdf

Women: http://www.nyrr.org/sites/default/files/top%2010%20women.pdf

Wheelchair Men: www.nyrr.org/sites/default/files/top men wheel.pdf

Wheelchair Women:http://www.nyrr.org/sites/default/files/top%20women%20wheel.pdf

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