Chicago Marathon race results 2013, winners and prize money: Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto hits the finish line first, for the men’s course record with a 2:03:45 performance, taking 53 seconds off the previous mark set last year.
For the women’s category, Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo cracked the 2:20 barrier with a winning time of 2:19:57, the fastest women’s marathon time in the world this year.
Following the Chicago Marathon, four Kenyans now rank as the fastest male marathoners in history! That list now reads: 1) Wilson Kipsang, Kenya – 2:03:23; 2) Patrick Makau, Kenya – 2:03:38; 3) Dennis Kimetto, Kenya – 2:03:45; 4) Emmanuel Mutai, Kenya – 2:03:52.
Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski said “It was an incredible day at the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon—one where the results from the course reflected the hard work and determination that was put in by the staff, the volunteers and our City of Chicago partners to make the event possible,”
“I asked our elite athletes to be champions today—to show the strength of the running community—and all four of our race winners delivered in a big way. Congratulations to the more than 39,000 champions who reached the finish line in today’s historic event.”
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