Kenya’s Nelson Oyugi (2:11:40) And Sarah Kiptoo (2:31:19) Win California International Marathon
California International Marathon (CIM) PReview: Americans Push For Olympic Trials Qualifier
Kenyans Elisha Barno (2:10:36) And Jane Kibii (2:32:06) Win 2015 Grandma's Marathon
Barno won over last year's CR setter Dominic Ondoro (2:11:17) while Jordan Chipangama was 3rd (2:11:17). On the women's side USA's Lindsey Scherf was a close second in 2:32:19 while CR holder Sarah Kiptoo was 3rd (2:32:51). Shadrack Biwott won the men's half in 64:09 as the top three were only separated by a second. Neelly Spence Gracey won the women's race (1:11:25).
*TwinCities.com: Barno And Ondoro Are Training Partners Who Worked Together For Most Of The Race At mile 20 Ondoro said, "Don't wait for me. Just go."
*Star Tribune: Kenyans push each other to finish 1-2
*Star Tribune: Half-marathon goes to the wire for top 3 finishers Spence says she's ready to move up to the full marathon.
*A Lot More Coverage From Duluth News Tribune