USA’s Sara Hall finishes second in London Marathon

Associated Press
Published 9:46 a.m. ET Oct. 4, 2020 | Updated 10:58 a.m. ET Oct. 4, 2020

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LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge’s four-year winning run at the London Marathon ended Sunday as Shura Kitata emerged from the rain and the gloom to become the new champion.

There was no upset in the women’s race with world record holder Brigid Kosgei winning her duel with fellow Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich, the world champion, who was eventually pipped for second by Sara Hall of the United States.

The race, originally scheduled to be run in April, was adapted to 19.7 laps of St James’s Park rather than the traditional street route, and was restricted to elite runners only, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kipchoge, the Kenyan who has had not lost a marathon in

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