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  3/21/2014, Adar Bet 19, 5774

Kenyans Sweep Jerusalem Marathon in Record Time


Ronald Kimeli Kurgat is the winner of the 2014 Jerusalem Marathon. The 28-year-old Kenyan posted a new record of two hours, 16 minutes and nine seconds. Second place went to 24-year-old Patrick Wachira Muriuki, who finished 26 seconds later. Finishing third was 37-year-old Luka Kipkemoi Chelimo with a time of 02:18:08.

With a number of runners out on the streets as of 11:00 on Friday, 37 needed medical attention, including a 20-year-old who was hospitalized in serious condition for heat stroke.

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