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Chilean Miner Edison Peña Ran Faster Than Al Roker, and Other Notable Times From Yesterday’s Marathon

Ethiopia's Gebre Gebremariam (2:08:14) became the first man since 1980 to win the New York City Marathon in his marathon debut, Kenyan Edna Kiplagat (2:28:20) won the women's title, and men's world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie made headlines for announcing his retirement after pulling out of the race with an injury near the sixteen-mile mark. But the starting field of 45,344 also included all manner of celebrities, borderline celebrities, and at least one Yankees beat writer (Bryan Hoch, 4:52:19). Some notable finishing times:

Kirk Acevedo: 3:00:08
Ryan Sutter: 3:20:39
Amelie Mauresmo: 3:40:20
Bobby Flay: 4:01:37
Yannick Noah: 4:01:38
Anthony Edwards: 4:04:45
Adrian Young: 4:05:46
Justin Gimelstob: 4:09:58
Amani Toomer: 4:13:45
Brad Ludden: 4:16:19
Ethan Zohn: 4:16:20
Veronica Webb: 4:59:12
Keir Dillon: 5:08:59
Jared Fogle: 5:13:28
Edison Peña: 5:40:51
Meredith Vieira: 5:59:00
Robin Quivers: 6:09:00
Al Roker: 7:09:44

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