Wesley Korir, a 29-year-old Kenyan claimed the men’s title at Monday’s 116th Boston Marathon on the most scorching Patriots Day hereabouts since the infamous “Run for the Hoses’’ in 1976, running down countryman Levy Matebo in the final mile to win by 26 seconds in 2 hours, 12 minutes and 40 seconds. Except for Robert Kiproech Cheruiyot’s 2:14:13 clocking amid the wind and rain five years ago it was the slowest winning time since Geoff Smith’s 2:14:05 in 1985, the year before sponsor John Hancock began awarding prize money.
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