Ethiopian wins Peachtree
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.