NEW YORK - Ethiopinan professional runner, Gebre Gebremariam, won the New York City Marathon, which is his first marathon. Gebremaria, 26, ran alone effortlessly alone in the final two miles in Central Park, capturing the New York City Marathon in 2 hours 8 minutes 14 seconds," the New York Times said. "Haile Gebrselassie, the marathon world-record holder, announced his retirement after dropping out of the race on a day that signaled the rise of a new Ethiopian standout," the Seattle Times said.
Gebre Gebremariam wins NYC marathon in debut
TrackBack URL: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/cgi-bin/mt-tb.cgi/130648