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Kenya's Mary Keitany wins the women's elite race at the London marathon on April 23, 2017 in London, posting a time of 2:17:01 -- the fastest time in a women-only marathon. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)
Kenya's Mary Keitany wins the women's elite race at the London marathon on April 23, 2017 in London, posting a time of 2:17:01 -- the fastest time in a women-only marathon. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)
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Amid heavy security, hundreds of thousands of spectators cheered on a record 40,000 runners in Sunday's London Marathon. And they were treated to a record performance by the winner of the women's race.

Here & Now producer Alex Ashlock (@aashlock) reports from London.

This segment aired on April 24, 2017.

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