October 19, 2013 1:04 PM

Geoffrey Kiprotich wins Kansas City Marathon

Kenya native Geoffrey Kiprotich of Toledo, Ohio, won Saturday’s Waddell and Reed Kansas City Marathon in 2 hours, 24 minutes and 56 seconds. Julie Thornton of Manhattan, Kan., repeated as women’s champion, finishing in 3:01.41. The event attracted a record 12,100 entrants, spread across the five races: marathon, half-marathon, team relay, 5K and kids marathon.

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