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Rita Jeptoo Wins Boston Marathon With Record Time

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Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, breaks the tape to win the women's division of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Boston. Elise Amendola / AP

Rita Jeptoo won the woman's race for the second year in a row with a course record of 2:18:57. Jeptoo also won the Boston Marathon in 2006.

Second place runner Buzunesh Deba of Ethiopia also beat the course record of 2:20:43 with a time of 2:19:59.