The thrill of victory: Geoffrey Kamworor speaks to RunBlogRun


In a race that is decided by three seconds, Geoffrey Kamworor held on and took his first marathon title. And he was being chased by former World record holder, Wilson Kipsang, a man who has run 2:03:13 and lost!

Kamworor_GeoffreyH-NycM17.jpGKamworor battles for New York, photo by

Running the last critical mile in 4:31, and the last 5k in a brutish battle between four of the finest marathoners in our sport; Wilson Kipsang, Lelisa Desisa, Lemi Berhanu and Kamworor. It was not decided until mile 25, and then, Kipsang threw in that move over the last 800 meters, nearly capturing his second title, but Kamworor wanted it more.

Here is our two minute interview (well, 1:58) on Monday! A nice commentary from Geoffrey, who takes his first marathon title back to Kenya!

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