Priscah Jeptoo is the 2013 winner of the ING New York City marathon. Priscah Jeptoo won her first marathon, the Porto Marathon, In 2011, Priscah Jeptoo took the silver medal in the World Championship marathon in 2011, and came back, in 2012, to take the silver medal, in the Olympic marathon, only five seconds behind gold medalist Tiki Galana.
Priscah Jeptoo made up a three minute, 23 second deficit at the halfway point of the New York City Marathon, when she bravely too off, and chased down Buzunesh Deba and her training partner, Tigist Demasse, catching Demasse at 24 miles and Deba just before 25 miles. Priscah Jeptoo ran to a stunning victory on November 3, 2013.
This interview was done with Priscah Jeptoo by Andy Edwards of Trackwire/Globerunner on Friday, November 8, 2013 in Athens, Greece before the Best marathon runner awards at the AIMS banquet.