Kenyan star Mary Keitany wins New York Mini 10K
NEW YORK (AP) — Kenyan star Mary Keitany won the New York Mini 10K in Central Park on Saturday. Her time of 30 minutes, 59 seconds was the fifth fastest in the event’s 47-year history.
Keitany, a three-time New York City Marathon champion, was followed by two Americans — Aliphine Tuliamuk in 32:08 and Molly Huddle in 32:25. Boston Marathon champion Des Linden was 14th in 35:12, with Boston runner-up Sarah Sellers 17th in 35:29.
Susannah Scaroni of the U.S. won the event’s first professional wheelchair division title. The organizers, New York Road Runners, say the time of 22:48 is believed to be a world best.