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Geoffrey Mutai wins NYC Marathon

Updated: November 6, 2011, 9:57 PM ET
ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Geoffrey Mutai likes his chances in any championship-style marathon.

The Kenyan has turned in two eye-popping performances in seven months in races without pace-setters after he shattered the course record in the New York City Marathon on Sunday. He figures to be the favorite at next summer's London Games -- if he can make the Olympic team in a country so deep in the sport.

Mutai's performance was no surprise after he ran the fastest marathon ever earlier this year.

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