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Major Marathons Are Back! Watch Ruth Chepngetich and Diana Kipyogei Win in Chicago and Boston

It'd been almost two years since a major marathon took place in the United States, but the wait is officially over. Ruth Chepngetich won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and fellow Kenyan Diana Kipyogei (making her major-marathon debut!) came in first in the Boston Marathon on Monday, as the two iconic races went back-to-back to kick off an abbreviated 2021 marathon season in the US.
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Ruth Chepngetich Wins the 2021 Chicago Marathon Women’s Title

2021 Chicago Marathon - Tura, Chepngetich Win While Americans Make the Podium. After dropping out of the Olympic Marathon in August due to an injury, Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich, 27, came to the Chicago Marathon eager for a victory. She blasted off at world record pace, running 15:37 for the first...
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Seifu Tura Abdiwak, Ruth Chepngetich run to Chicago Marathon victories

CHICAGO -- Seifu Tura Abdiwak of Ethiopia and Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya won Sunday in the return of the Chicago Marathon, which was scrapped last year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Abdiwak, who placed sixth in the Chicago race in 2019, finished in 2 hours, 6 minutes, 12 seconds. Galen Rupp...
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Ruth Chepngetich Wins the 2021 Chicago Marathon; U.S.A.’s Bates and Hall Place Second and Third

Get access to everything we publish when you sign up for Outside+. Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya did it the hardest way possible, but after starting the 2021 Chicago Marathon at a blistering pace, she held on for the win on Sunday, finishing in 2:22:31. Emma Bates and Sara Hall placed second and third, respectively—the first time since 1994 that two American women finished the race in the top three.
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Seifu Tura and Ruth Chepngetich are your 2021 Chicago Marathon winners

On a hot, humid day in Chicago, Ethiopia’s Seifu Tura and Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich won the men’s and women’s Chicago Marathon races in 2:06:12 and 2:22:31, respectively. Americans Sara Hall and Galen Rupp went into the race with high expectations but fell short, with Rupp finishing in second and Hall third.
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Ruth Chepngetich and Galen Rupp headline the elite field at the Chicago Marathon

A number of the world’s top distance runners will be at the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 10, organizers announced today, joining headliners Galen Rupp and Sara Hall. So far, there are no Canadians featured in the Chicago Marathon elite field. Ruth Chepngetich (Kenya), Diane Nukuri...
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Ruth Chepngetich Set a Mind-Bending 4:53 Mile Pace to Break the Half-Marathon World Record

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich ran her way into the history books at the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon on Sunday, breaking the women's half-marathon world record with a blazing-fast time of 1:04:01. We did the calculations, and that comes out to an average pace of 4:53 per mile (!) over 13.1 miles. Chepngetich sprinted right past the previous time of 1:04:31 set by Ethiopia's Ababel Yeshaneh at the 2020 RAK Half Marathon, claiming the record by a solid 29 seconds. (Chepngetich's record is still being ratified by officials.)
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Ruth Chepngetich Breaks the Half Marathon World Record in Istanbul

Ruth Chepngetich broke the women’s half marathon world record at the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon on Sunday, April 4. The 26-year-old Kenyan ran 1:04:02, beating the previous record, set by Ababel Yeshaneh in February 2020, by 29 seconds. This is the third time that Chepngetich has won the N...
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Ruth Chepngetich runs 1:04:02, breaks half-marathon world record in Istanbul

Kenyan marathon world champion Ruth Chepngetich shattered the half-marathon world record on Sunday, running an amazing 1:04:02 at the highly anticipated Istanbul Half-Marathon in Turkey. The time to beat going into the race was 1:04:31, a result that Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh ran in 2020, and Chepngetich shaved a whopping 29 seconds off the world record, coming within a few metres of running the first-ever sub-1:04 half-marathon.
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