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2016/9/21

Defending Champions Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany to Lead World-Class Professional Athlete Field at 2016 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6

Star-studded American contingent that includes Dathan Ritzenhein and Molly Huddle to challenge Biwott and Keitany, who will go for a fourth-straight Kenyan sweep

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Kenyans Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany will return to the streets of New York City's five boroughs on Sunday, November 6, when they go for their second and third consecutive TCS New York City Marathon titles, respectively, announced Peter Ciaccia, president of events for New York Road Runners and race director of the TCS New York City Marathon. The duo will go for a fourth-straight Kenyan sweep of the TCS New York City Marathon titles, headlining a star-studded field that also includes 18 Olympians and three celebrated American women making their marathon debuts.

"We are thrilled to welcome back Stanley and Mary in what is one of the most celebrated TCS New York City Marathon fields in recent memory," said Ciaccia. "Our professional athlete field is stacked with international champions and Americans who are changing the face of long-distance running in our country. It's a great group to celebrate the 40th anniversary of our five-borough course."

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