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Boston Marathon- Visit and Aglaia Interactive

By Sunil Kumar

A permanent resident of the United States, and a Kenyan citizen, Wesley Korir has won the Boston Marathon. A Kenyan woman, Sharon Cherop won the female leg of the competition. The event witnessed very high temperatures, rising from 69 at the start to 81 at midpoint.

Canadian Joshua Cassidy won the wheelchair race in the fastest time in the event’s history. Begun in 1897, the event is one of the world’s oldest known racing events. It also attracts 500,000 visitors every year, making it one of the world’s oldest events.

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