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Photo Gallery: The Marathoning Mutais

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr. 26, 2011
  • Updated Jun. 30, 2011 at 1:37 PM UTC

It was an exciting weekend in the world of marathoning on April 17 & 18, as both the London and Boston Marathons were held on opposite ends of the Atlantic Ocean. On Sunday, April 17, it was Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai who broke the tape in London with a 2:04:40 clocking, a course record and the first sub-2:05 performance ever on the rocket-fast layout. The next day, his namesake, Geoffrey Mutai, one-upped his countryman with a startling 2:03:02 blitzing of the historic Boston Marathon route. It was a course record by 2 minutes and 50 seconds and the fastest marathon ever run. Check out these great photos of the marathoning Mutais by PhotoRun.net.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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