Bayelign Teshager of Ethiopia won the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday.
He finished the race in 2:08:26.57, according to the event’s website.
Margaret Muriuki of Kenya won the elite women’s race in 2:29:27.68.
The 26.2-mile race began at Dodger Stadium at 6:30 a.m. with competitors who use wheelchairs then those who use handcycles. Women’s elite competitors started the marathon at 6:45 a.m., followed by men’s elite competitors and the rest of the field at 6:55 a.m.
The finish line is located at Ocean and California avenues near Santa Monica Beach.
Last year, Elisha Barno of Kenya completed the course in 2:11:46, finishing the marathon in first place. Ethiopia’s Askale Merachi earned the women’s division first-place title after crossing the finish line in 2:24:12.