NYC Marathon 2011 Results: Geoffrey Mutai Breaks Course Record In Winning Men's Race

Firehiwot Dado wins women's race with huge comeback in final few miles of race

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Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai Becomes Fastest Man To Run NYC Marathon

Geoffrey Mutai is the fastest man to ever run the New York City Marathon. The Kenyan broke the course record by more than two minutes with a time of 2:05:07 just seven months after setting an unofficial world record with his win of the Boston Marathon in 2:03:02.

Geoffrey Mutai was followed by countryman Emmanuel Mutai (no relation), who finished at 2:06:28 for his second straight second-place finish at the NYC Marathon. Emmanuel Mutai also broke the previous course record of 2:07:43, set by Ethiopian Tesfaye Jifar in 2001. Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia finished third with a time of 2:07:12.

Geoffrey Mutai became just the fourth man to win the Boston Marathon and the New York City Marathon in the same year and the first to set course records in both races.

Click here for complete coverage of the men's and women's marathons as the rest of the competitors check in at the finish line.


Ethiopia's Firehiwot Dado Wins The Women's Division Of The New York City Marathon

Ethiopia's Firehiwot Dado has won the women's competition of the 2011 New York City Marathon with a time of 2:23:15. The victory came after a momentous comeback in the second half of the race after Kenyan Mary Keitany, who finished third, had opened up a large lead through the first half of the race and led nearly from start to finish. Dado caught Keitany, who began to tire after her hot start, at Mile 25 of the 26.2-mile race.

Ethiopian native and current Bronx resident Bizunesh Deba finished the race in second place just four seconds after Dado. The strong day for the two Ethiopians made it two years in the past three that a woman from that country has won the marathon.

Ana Dulce Felix of Portugal finished fourth at 2:25:40 with New Zealand's Kim Smith taking fifth place with a time of 2:25:46. Smith maintains a residence in Rhode Island.


New York City Marathon 2011: Weather Forecast, Road Closures And TV Schedule

The 2011 ING New York City Marathon is set for its 42nd running Sunday and if you're one of the 46,000 runners expected to attend, you're in for sunny skies and warm temperatures.

Or as meteorologist Carl Parker at called it: "The ideal temperature for running a marathon." Here's what to expect when you hit the pavement later today:

9:40 a.m. ET (Staten Island): 46-degrees
11:00 a.m. ET (Brooklyn): 48-degrees
Noon ET (Queens): 50-degrees
1 p.m. ET (Bronx/Manhattan): 53-degrees
2 p.m. ET (Central Park): 53-degrees

In anticipation of today's marathon, the New York Department of Transportation has issued a traffic advisory and complete list of road closures throughout the five boroughs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

To view the list in its entirety click here.

You can also print out a course road and runner timeline, with street-by-street estimates of when road re-openings are expected to occur. To view or download that list click here.

SB Nation's own Hart Van Santvoord has the route:

Runners weave their way through all five boroughs, crossing several bridges in the process. Starting in Staten Island, the runners cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge into Brooklyn. Runners spend just over 13 miles winding their way through Brooklyn before entering Queens via the Pulaski Bridge. After a quick 2.5 miles, it's over the Queensboro Bridge and into Manhattan. The majority of the remainder of the race is spent in Manhattan, bookending a brief stint in The Bronx. The race culminates as runners make their way south on 5th Avenue, entering Central Park and crossing the finish line outside Tavern on the Green.

Click here to download a complete course map.

The 2011 ING New York City Marathon will broadcast live exclusively on NBC4 New York beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET with a two-hour highlight show following on NBC Sports from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET.

In addition, the broadcast will also air on Universal Sports' digital cable channels (check for the channel number and times in your local area) as well as streamed live online at

For a closer look at our ING New York City Marathon preview and event thread click here.


New York City Marathon 2011: Events, Time And Schedule For The Weekend

The weekend schedule and start times for the opening ceremony, NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5K and Sunday morning ING New York City Marathon.


New York City Marathon 2011 Preview: Opening Ceremonies

The ING New York City Marathon will hold a special opening ceremony on Friday, Nov. 4, including a Parade of Nations and Hall of Fame Presentation. On Saturday morning, runners can participate in the NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5K.

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