Kenyan Wins Las Vegas Marathon
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Peter Omae of Kenya won the men’s race and Zsofia Erdelyi of Hungary grabbed first on the women’s side as Sunday’s Las Vegas Marathon finished up at night for the first time.
Omae completed the course in 2 hours, 29.12 seconds while Erdelyi clocked 2:28.58 as an event-record 44,000 runners raced on the Las Vegas Strip at night for the first time.
Clay Wing of Sedro Woolley, Washington, came in second at 2:35.23.
Erdelyi, who struggled to walk after finishing the race, came in ahead of second-place finisher Melanie Peters of White Lake, Michigan. Peters finished in 2:49.37.