Simon Njoroge, Fatuma Sado Tops At LA Marathon

Over 22,000 runners took part in the LA Marathon on Sunday.

Fatuma Sado won the women’s race at the 27th annual L.A. Marathon on Sunday, posting a time of 2 hours, 25 minutes and 39 seconds. Simon Njoroge, a 31-year-old from Kenya, won the men’s title, posting a time of 2:12:12 in the 26.2-mile race that began at Dodger Stadium and finished in Santa Monica.

Both runners won $25,000 for their first-place finishes as well as a Honda CRV valued at about $30,000. Because Sado crossed the finish line first overall, she won a $100,000 gender challenge bonus.

For More: LA Times

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