It was a Kenyan sprint finish in Central Park. American Desiree Linden finishes fifth.
Ryan Vail and Kara Goucher lead the crop of runners looking to earn a podium spot in the Big Apple.
If the New York City Marathon is run in wintry conditions, Desiree Linden will be ready.
The American was 10th at Boston this year and hopes to improve on that result in the Big Apple.
The race will mark Goucher’s return to New York following her Big Apple debut in 2008.
Here’s a quick glance at who some of the top contenders might be on Feb. 13, 2016
The race around Central Park will take place June 14.
Seven U.S. Olympians are in the July 4 Peachtree Road Race, which doubles as the national championship.
Scroll through the photos below to see why the U.S. has more women’s depth than ever in the marathon. When it comes to fast women