Oldest Female In NYC Marathon Dies Just A Day After Race

Oldest Female In NYC Marathon Dies Just A Day After Race

An 86-year-old California woman — the oldest female to complete Sunday’s New York City Marathon — reportedly died only a day after finishing the 26.2-mile race, according to the New York Daily News. Joy Johnson, of San Jose, Calif., fell and hit her …
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New York City Marathon’s Oldest Female Finisher Dies

“We are saddened to hear about the passing of Joy Johnson, who finished her 25th New York City Marathon on Sunday,” the New York Road Runners said in a statement. “Our deepest condolences go out to Joy’s family and friends. She was an inspiration to …
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Kenyan Runners Win New York City Marathon

NEW YORK — Defending champions Geoffrey Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo won the men’s and women’s races at the New York City Marathon on Sunday for a Kenyan sweep in chilly, windy conditions through the city’s five boroughs. After last year’s race was …
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