More than 1,600 runners took part in the Maratonina Citta di Udine in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy, four of which finished within 41 seconds of each other for first.
Winner Kirwa Solomon Yego (1:00:04) who finished 18 seconds ahead of the field.
Runner-up Richard Kiprop Mengich (1:00:22) was able to hold of Jairus Cosmas Birech (1:00:30) for third.
Erick Leon Ndiema (1:00:45) finished a close fourth.
For the women, it was Viola Jepchumba (1:09:29) taking the top spot with a time.
Viola Jelagat (1:10:13) finished less than a minute later for second.
Anna Carmela Incerti rounded out the top three with a time of 1:11:17.