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Geoffrey Mutai, Priscah Jeptoo win NYC Marathon

NEW YORK — For two years he’d been a defending champion with nothing to defend. Geoffrey Mutai had set a course record in 2011 and was ready for a reprise when last November’s race was scrubbed in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

His competitive road has been up and down since. He was bypassed for the Olympics, but Gotham is his city, then and now.

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