LA Times: Woman Wins 2013 LA Marathon


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Los Angeles Times:

MARCH 17, 2013 – The 27-year-old from Belarus claims a victory in her professional debut and collects a $50,000 gender bonus for finishing ahead of men’s winner Erick Mose of Kenya.

Aleksandra Duliba of Belarus has won the women’s race and $50,000 gender challenge in the 28th Asics Los Angeles Marathon, outrunning Ethiopia’s Zemzem Ahmed to win the race in her first marathon in an unofficial time of 2:26:08, a Belarus national record.

Kenyan Erick Mose has won the men’s race, after outkicking countryman Julius Keter in the 24th mile. Mose won in an unofficial time of 2:09:43.