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AbbottWMM - TCS New York City Marathon Race Preview

2016/11/4

Champions look to defend their titles as Abbott World Marathon Majors resumes in New York City

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Reigning champions Stanley Biwott and Mary Keitany have contrasting reasons for wanting to retain their titles at the TCS New York City Marathon this Sunday when action resumes in Series X of the Abbott World Marathon Majors.

Biwott defends his crown knowing victory will move him into second place on the Series X leaderboard, just nine points short of Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, while Keitany, the reigning AbbottWMM champion, aims to become the first able-bodied woman since Grete Waitz in the 1980s to win three successive New York City Marathon titles.

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*Click here to view the AbbottWMM Series X leaderboards

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