Kenyan duo takes NYC Half titles

NYC Marathon winner Mutai prevails after rival Farah is tripped, takes fall

Updated: March 16, 2014, 2:29 PM ET
By Peter Gambaccini | Runner's World

Geoffrey Mutai, the two-time winner and course record holder at the New York City Marathon, added an NYC Half title to his career accomplishments on Sunday, building a huge lead after 8 miles and holding off double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah, who had tripped and fallen earlier in the race.

Mutai clocked in at 1:00:50, and Farah outkicked Stephen Sambu by one second to take runner-up honors in 1:01:07, after which he collapsed and had to be taken away in a wheelchair.

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