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Kenyan runs fastest half in U.S.

Updated: June 2, 2013, 9:33 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Bernard Koech of Kenya won the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in 58 minutes, 41 seconds, the fastest time ever run in America and the fastest in the world this year.

Koech's mark will not count as a record because the net elevation drop from start to finish on the point-to-point course exceeded IAAF rules.

Still, it was the first time the half marathon overshadowed the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.

"I was expecting it to be a fast race," said Koech, who also won the EDP ...

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