The top three winners in the men's and women's divisions of Monday's Boston Marathon were all Kenyan, according to the race's website.
Wesley Korir, 29, was tops among the men with an unofficial time of 2:12:41. Levy Matebo, 22, and Bernard Kipyego, 25, finished at 2:13:06 and 2:13:13, respectively.
Sharon Cherop, 28, was the fastest among the women with an unofficial time of 2:31:50. Jemima Jelagat Sumgong, 27, and Giorgino Rono, 31, finished second and third with unofficial times of 2:31:52 and 2:33:09.
This year's Boston Marathon was held in abnormally high temperatures - so warm that race organizers took several steps to warn participants and allow those concerned about the heat to run next year instead.
The race, which began in 1897 and bills itself as the world's oldest annually contested marathon, is typically held in relatively cool weather. The average temperature for an April day in Boston is 47 degrees - with a usual high of 56 and low of 40 degrees - according to the city and National Weather Service. When this year's race finished, the temperature was in the mid-70s.
With its rolling hills, the Hopkinton-to-Boston course is often considered among the nation's most grueling marathons even in ideal racing conditions.
Fastest animal on earth , the ethiopian chicken..
🏃🔴 Hey, what about this ? White people can give Awards and Endorsements to the 1st White person to finish BEHIND the Kenyans 😄 Pathetic !!
considering what white people have done to this land – who wants an award from them?????
I always thought to settle the whole "Birther" issue President Obama should have just entered the marathon – if he won – welll – then he's a Kenyan – if he finished back in the pack welll – he is what he is -
I GET VERY HARD WHEN I RUN FAst.
Something or someone around here is pathetic, anyway. LOL
How could you not win when you weigh like 100 pounds soaking wet.
@129. mittens ; job destroyer
If you mean me, you are welcome.
"You're All Winners !!!"
What can I say? Ignorance and stupidity always manages to surface Even Cheney opened his maggot mouth today. Congratulations to the Kenyans. God bless our President. May he bury Romney.
Kenyan will sweep November
they won for Obama, their countryman...(maggot)
👿 😡 😄 Instead of complaining and making racist remarks, Just make the race "White Only" and be done with it.
If BigO had a son, would he look like that runner?
fox report this as Obama thanking his countrymen for winning it?
In another environment I explained Y real Africans, as opposed to African Americans excel in marathons. Given the nearness of the flat nose as opposed to the long nose of non-Africans the African has a double-breathing system that supports their stamina in a race that requires supreme breathing.
Well then you should excel at marathons as well huh, since mouthbreathers technically have double breathing systems too :P
You, "Mor Mon" and the other dimwits posting here....
so u admit he was birthed in thine usa
The Mormon FlipFlopping Mexican has no chance.
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