Ethiopian wins Peachtree

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS BRIEFING -

Ge­bre Ge­bre­mariam of Ethiopia sprinted to the end of the Peachtree Road Race in At­lanta, hit­ting the fin­ish line just a half-step be­fore Kenya’s Peter Kirui. Ge­bre­mariam’s time was 27 min­utes, 56 sec­onds for the 6.2-mile race. The top fe­male racer was de­fend­ing cham­pion Lineth Chep­ku­rui in 30:51. An es­ti­mated 55,000 run­ners took part.

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