"The Monza marathon was for me a big success and I got a lot of motivation from that", Kipchoge told reporters on Friday.
It was the veteran Kipchoge who finished first in 2:03:32, 35 seconds off of Dennis Kimmetto's world record of 2:02:57, set at the 2014 Berlin Marathon. "It should not be lost to people that he is the third fastest runner with a time of 2:03:05", Korir reiterated. Adola, in his first marathon, finished second in 2:03:46, the quickest debut time ever.
Mosinet Geremew of Ethiopia was third in 2:06:09.
Two of the favorites to chase the world record did not factor into the race.
All the pre-race hype was about the battle between Kipchoge, Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele, but the Kenyan's rivals could not keep up. Kipsang and Bekele, former Berlin champions and all-time greats, were not sold on the torrid pace but it would turn out not to matter, as heavy rains and humidity lingering around 90 percent significantly slowed the projected pace.
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With two kilometres to run Kipchoge made his move and Adola had no response, leaving the 2015 victor to pull clear and take another impressive victory - his eighth in nine marathon starts.
With six kilometres to go, Adola threatened to claim a shock win when he made a break, but Kipchoge stayed in his wake, closing the 10-metre gap and regained the lead for the final two kilometres. The rainy and humid weather kept both runners slightly off world record pace.
The 52-year-old Kennedy ran the London Marathon while playing a mandolin.
Several had their own records to beat, including Bernardo Castro Dominguez of Ireland, who wanted to run the men's fastest marathon dressed as a lucha libre wrestler; Jennifer McBain of Britain who dressed as a hot dog to beat the women's record for a marathon dressed as a fast food item; and Patrick Kennedy of Britain, who dressed as a snowboarder for charity.
Gladys Cherono followed up her 2015 victory by winning the women's race in 2:20:23, ahead of Ethiopia's Ruti Aga and fellow Kenyan Valary Ayabei.
In the women's race, Kenya's Gladys Cherono, a victor in Berlin in 2015, proved victorious again in 2:20.23, with Ruti Aga of Ethiopia second in 2:20.41 and Valary Aiyabei of Kenya third in 2:20.53.
President Donald Trump is meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday about the ongoing North Korea crisis. Ri reportedly added that "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong Un ".
An extension of the police custody for the two of them have been granted " on Thursday, said police in a press release. The arrest was carried out by officers from the Met Police's Counter Terrorism Command, supported by local officers.
But last night it emerged that actor Colin Firth , whose roles include the King himself, had been made an Italian citizen. The 56-year-old actor who won an Oscar in 2011 for The King's Speech , has been married to Livia since 2017.
His appearance at Aragon was questionable, but that changed on Thursday after he was declared medically fit to compete. He was taken to the Ospedale Civile di Urbino hospital for tests, where the extent of his injuries were confirmed.
But given the sluggish start and the hard schedule ahead, there is no guarantee McAdoo will turn things around immediately. Carson Wentz has been getting the job done with 4 touchdowns, 640 yards, 2 interceptions and a 89.3 passer rating.
The administration had said earlier the magnitude 3.4 quake detected at 0829 GMT was a "suspected explosion". North Korea carried out a massive nuclear test on 3 September which has been widely condemned at the UN.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.9 percent to reach heights not visited since late 2007. Down Under, the S&P/ASX 200 advanced 0.13%, with the heavily-weighted financials sub-index climbing 0.37%.
The Senate Health Committee had been working on a bipartisan bill to stabilize the markets and was close to a deal. With Collins recently indicating she was leaning towards voting "No", it leaves the legislation all but dead.
Maria remains forecast to track north to a few hundred miles east of the Outer Banks of North Carolina by the end of the weekend. All tropical storm and hurricane warnings have been dropped of the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands as of Saturday morning.
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