Over two hours, five boroughs and 26.2 miles after its start, the 2015 New York City Marathon has its early results in the Overall Men’s division.
Stanley Biwott, 29, of Kenya is the men’s champion of the New York City Marathon, which began in Staten Island and ended in Central Park, after finishing in 2:10:34 (two hours, 10 minutes and 34 seconds). He becomes the 11th Kenyan to win the marathon, the third in a row and the sixth in the last 10 races.
Three out of the top four finishers are Kenyan citizens, with Geoffrey Kamworor coming in second with a time of 2:10:38 and Wilson Kipsang coming in fourth with at 2:12:45. Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finished third while Eritrean-American Meb Keflezighi, who won the race in 2009, finished seventh with a time of 2:13:32.
Biwott finished the race 25 seconds faster than Kipsang did in 2014, when he won with a time of 2:10:59.
More race results can be found on the marathon's official website.