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Ekiru runs through strong head winds, an elite men’s field to win the marathon

  • Video by Jason Kaneshiro and Stanley Lee

    Titus Ekiru won the 46th Honolulu Marathon on Sunday with the second fastest time in the history of the event, finishing in two hours, nine minutes and one second. Vivian Jerono Kiplagat won the women's race, also after building a big lead in the second half of the race and finishing unchallenged. Her time was 2:36:22.

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    Titus Ekiru from Kenya finished first for men at 02:09:01 in the Honolulu Marathon.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Vivian Jerono Kiplagat from Kenya placed first for women with 2:36:22 at the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Titus Ekiru from Kenya carried his country’s flag after crossing the finish line first in the Honolulu Marathon. His time was 2 hours, 9 minutes and 1 second. The clock above kept running as Ekiru waited for the others to finish.

Titus Ekiru kept peeking over his shoulder, as if expecting to find a competitor on his heels. Read more

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