LONDON (AP) — Marathon runner Mary Keitany retired from the sport on Wednesday because of a back injury, ending a career in which she won multiple races in London and New York and set the world record for a women-only race.
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Maybe the person most surprised by the bronze medal in the women's Olympic marathon was the bronze medalist herself, Molly Seidel.
Even if a medal was something she did set as a goal all the way back in fourth grade.
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — There was an unfamiliar sight along the women's marathon course at the Tokyo Olympics: actual fans. Cheering, too.
At the end, a more familiar view — a Kenyan racer leading the way.