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G. Mutai smashes course record, Dado the surprise women's winner in New York

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New York, USA - Geoffrey Mutai ran 2:05:06 here on Sunday (6) morning to lead two other men under the ten-year-old course record at the 2011 ING New York City Marathon. Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia was the surprise winner of the women’s race in 2:23:15.

Another summit of champions set for New York - PREVIEW

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New York, USA - With the Marathon news so far this season dominated by the competition of athletes against the clock, many of the world's best have arrived in New York City for a race likely to feature both speed and strategy, as the champions of three major marathons meet at this IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

Universal Sports and NBC Sports Present Multi-Plat​form Coverage of 2011 ING New York City Marathon

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Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Present More than 10 Hours of Multi-Platform Coverage of the 2011 ING New York City Marathon; LIVE Marathon Coverage Begins at 9 a.m. ET on Universal Sports Network; Free Live Streaming of ING NYC Marathon to be Presented by MOTOACTV from Motorola; NBC Sports Airs a Two-Hour Special Beginning at 2 p.m. ET 

The Men’s Race is on for the $500,000 Prize Purse of the 2010-2011 World Marathon Majors Series

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Marathon Superstars to Settle the Score at 2011 ING New York City Marathon - BOSTON (October 31, 2011)— The men’s race for the 2010-2011 World Marathon Majors title will come down to the wire this weekend in the Big Apple. A cast of potential winners will toe the starting line on the Verrazano-NarrowsBridge in the ING New York City Marathon, the eleventh and final race of the two-year WMM cycle. The women’s competition was won in October, when Liliya Shobukhova ( Russia ) broke the tape in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with a time of 2:18:20, and set an insurmountable 30-point lead in the standings to win the $500,000 prize.

Serrano, Kastor Claim Dodge Rock 'N' Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon Titles

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LOS ANGELES - (October 30, 2011) - Amidst an array of colorful costumes and television personalities, 10,000 entrants from across the country lined up at L.A. LIVE for the start of the second Dodge Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon benefiting the ASPCA on Sunday morning, but in the end it was a couple of Californians who were the first runners to cross the finish line. Employing a gritty surge just past the 13-mile mark in the heart of downtown, 27-year-old Charlie Serrano of Chico broke the tape in 1 hour, 4 minutes and 20 seconds - five seconds ahead of runner-up Benson Cheruiyot - to claim victory.