Kenyans dominate

LAS VEGAS - Kenyan runners Christopher Toroitich and Caroline Rotich won the Las Vegas Marathon on Sunday, topping a field of more than 27600 on a frigid morning in the desert.

LAS VEGAS - Kenyan runners Christopher Toroitich and Caroline Rotich won the Las Vegas Marathon on Sunday, topping a field of more than 27600 on a frigid morning in the desert.

Toroitich crossed the finish line in 2hrs:15min:15sec, holding off Terefe Yae of Ethiopia by 1:27.

Assefa Tesfaye of Ethiopia was another second back in third place.

The top American finisher was Stephen Haas in fifth with a time of 2:18:45.

Rotich finished in 2:29:47 to win the women's race ahead of Alevtina Ivanova of Russia, who had a time of 2:30:05.

Serkalem Abrha of Ethiopia was third in 2:36:26.

The runners competed in chilly 2°C weather. - Sapa-AP

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