Ethiopians sweep L.A. Marathon

Updated: March 9, 2014, 5:26 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Amane Gobena ran two marathons in two months, and after winning the second in Los Angeles, she'll now have enough money for that dream home.

The 31-year-old Ethiopian woman won the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 27 minutes, 37 seconds after finishing sixth in Dubai on Jan. 25.

She crossed the finish line 41 seconds ahead of men's champion and fellow Ethiopian Gebo Burka and won a $50,000 bonus for being the first elite runner to finish. The women ...

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