Video from Sunday's marathon

January 13, 2008 4:18:20 PM PST
Kenya's David Cheruiyot won the Chevron Houston Marathon for the third time Sunday, finishing in 2 hours, 12 minutes, 32 seconds. The 37-year-old Cheruiyot also won in 2005 and 2006. He joined fellow Kenyan Stephen Nbungu (1998-2000) as the only three-time winner.

Ethiopia's Kasime Adilo was second in 2:12:45.

In the women's event, 22-year-old Dire Tune of Ethiopia set a record with an official time of 2:24:40. Tune broke her own mark of 2:26:52, which she set last year.

Tune also became the first repeat female winner since 2000 and the third woman overall to win the race twice.

Worknesh Tola of Ethiopia finished second in 2:35:37.

More than 20,000 runner took part in Sunday's races, a record for 36th running, according to organizers.

See photos from our coverage of the Chevron Houston Marathon. And if you took pictures at the race, click here to send them to us and we'll feature them on abc13.com!

For a complete recap of today's Chevron Houston Marathon, watch The Finish Line tonight at 10:35!


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