Mary Keitany Is the Winner of the 2018 New York Marathon
On Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, Mary Keitany won her fourth New York City Marathon, becoming only the second woman to win the title four times. The 36-year-old runner from Kenya finished the race with an official time of 2:22:48, beating her personal course record by 50 seconds. Her time is officially the second-fastest winning time and the third-fastest time overall in race history at the New York City Marathon.
Vivian Cheruiyot, also of Kenya, placed second, finishing with an official time of 2:26:02. The defending champion, American Shalane Flanagan, finished the race with a time of 2:26:22, nearly 30 seconds faster than her winning time last year. American runner Molly Huddle came in fourth, running a time of 2:22:44.