CHICAGO (AP) — An American has won the men’s Chicago Marathon for the first time since 2002.
Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours, 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego, was third.READ MORE: LIVE UPDATES: Chicago Sky's WNBA Championship Parade And Rally
The women’s race was won by Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba in 2 hours 18 minutes and 31 seconds. Brigid Kosgei of Kenya came second and American Jordan Hasay was third.READ MORE: Gov. JB Pritzker Hopes To Lift Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate In Time For Holidays
The last American to win the men’s race was Khalid Khannouchi in 2002.
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