Priscah Jeptoo Wins ING New York City Marathon 2013

By Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times

Priscah Jeptoo of Kenya has won for the women’s division of the 2013 NYC Marathon with an unofficial time of 2:25:07.

After winning, she told ABC 7, “I am very happy to be in New York for the first time. … This means a lot to me.”

It is Jeptoo’s first time in the New York City Marathon. She told NYRR before the race: “I’ll try to use my tactics usually that I use when I’m in the race, but you know this is my first time to be here. So I’ll try to also to run good.” She is a 2012 London Olympic marathon silver medalist.

Jeptoo’s personal best is 2:20:14, in London 2012. 


April 2012: Virgin London Marathon 1st 2:20:15
August 2012: Olympic Games Marathon 2nd 2:23:12
April 2012: Virgin London Marathon 3rd 2:20:14
April 2012: IAAF World Championships, Daegu 2nd 2:29:00

Epoch Times Photo

Official times for the women’s title. (Screenshot/ABC7)