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Geoffrey Mutai won't get world record

Updated: April 27, 2011, 6:17 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- Geoffrey Mutai's time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds in last week's Boston Marathon does not qualify for the world record, race officials conceded on Wednesday even as they sought to develop new rules that would better account for the difficulty of the hilly course.

"We understand and appreciate the role of the IAAF in maintaining standards that were established to protect the integrity of the sport," Boston Athletic Association executive director Tom Grilk said. "We all know ...

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