Yikes! But was it really 2:15 ish???
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Laban Moiban of Kenya finished first on Sunday in the California International Marathon.
Moiban, No. 11, crossed the finish line at 9:15 a.m. with a time of two hours, 14 minutes and 31 seconds.
The 24-year-old runner was the leader for much of the race. He bested last year's winning time by one minute.
Moiban will take home the $10,000 first-place prize.
The second and third places in the men's category went to No. 26, John Gathoga from Royersford, Pa., and No. 23, Charles Bedley from Toronto, Ontario.
Wioletta Kryza, No. 4, finished first in the women's category with a time of two hours, 39 minutes and 25 seconds. Kryza is originally from Poland.
Kryza said this was her third CIM race, and that in previous years she has come in second and third places.
The 25th annual marathon kicked off at 7 a.m. Sunday as runners began the trek from Folsom to downtown Sacramento.
The race is 26.2-miles long.
There were 6,000 marathon runners and 750 relay teams runners in this year's sold-out event, KCRA 3 reported.
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