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Geoffrey Mutai wins Berlin Marathon

Updated: September 30, 2012, 9:39 AM ET
Associated Press

BERLIN -- Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya held off compatriot and training partner Dennis Kimetto to win the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

Mutai stepped up the pace in the last third of the race but Kimetto kept up as the other front runners dropped out after the 20th mile.

The two were on world record pace but slowed in the final mile to miss Patrick Makau's mark of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 38 seconds set in Berlin last year.

Mutai finished in 2:04:15, a second ahead of Kimetto, making his ...

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