Kenyans Kipyego, Mutai win NYC Half Marathon
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
Wheelchair Men: www.nyrr.org/sites/default/files/top men wheel.pdf