Listen: Boston, Ethiopia And Lawrence Toronto discussed on PRI's The World
"And front yard here in Boston today. The Boston marathon more than thirty thousand runners were expected at the start line. And just a couple of hours later the winners put on a spectacular show and both the men's and women's races in the women's competition. Ethiopia's Werknesh together commended the race from the beginning at one point running more than four minutes ahead of her nearest rival together. Finished in two hours, twenty three minutes and thirty one seconds that pace just under five and a half minutes per mile, totally different story in the men's race with just meters ago before the finish the Lisa deceased of Ethiopia was in the lead with Kenya's Lawrence Toronto bearing down hard than Toronto turn on the gas and took the lead just in time to break the tape a thrilling victory and one of the oldest and most storied marathons in the world, and we're the finish line. That's where we leave it on this marathon Monday here in Boston from the nanna Bill Harris studios at W H. I'm Marco werman. Will be back with. We'll be back with you tomorrow. Our"