52nd Annual NYC Marathon Returns To Full Capacity

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NEW YORK, NY (Newsource) – The world’s biggest and most popular marathon returned to full capacity Sunday.

More than 50,000 runners took part in the New York City Marathon.

Last year, only 30,000 ran the 26.2 mile race and the 2020 marathon was canceled because of the pandemic.

The top men’s and women’s finishers were Kenyan Evans Chebet and Sharon Lokedi.

If Chebet’s name sounds familiar it’s because he won the Boston Marathon in April.

His winning time was two hours, eight minutes and 41 seconds.

The Swiss Silver Bullet, Switzerland’s Marcel Hug, won the New York City Marathon in the men’s wheelchair division.

The winner on the women’s side was American Susannah Scaroni, a first-timer.


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