Weldon Kirui (2:13:06) outran more than 20,600 runners to win the 30th annual LA Marathon in California.
The course started at Dodger Stadium and ended just steps from the Santa Monica Pier.
Willy Koitile came in a close second with a time of 2:13:24.
Last year’s winner Daniel Limo (2:13:52) took third.
For the women, it was Nataliya Lehonkova (2:30:40) leading from start to finish.
Serkalem Abrha secured second with a time of 2:32:24.
Julia Budniak (2:44:44) rounded out the top three.
She finished eighth in 2014.