Chicago Tribune: Kimetto Sets New Record


Dennis Kimetto (yellow jersey, center) runs in the lead pack on Sunday. (Photo/Reuters)

New course record set during the 36th annual Chicago Marathon.

While security was on the minds of many during their 26.2 mile journey through the city’s streets, participants didn’t let it stop them as the winning runner set a new course record in what has become a historic Chicago Marathon.

Dennis Kimetto of Kenya won the male division with an unofficial time of 2:03:45, breaking the previous record set last year of 2:04:38.

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won the female division … [Read more]