Boniface Kongin, of Albuquerque, ran the 26.2-mile course in 2:16:24 on Sunday. He was the top overall finisher among thousands of runners who battled wind gusts of up to 25 mph on a day where temperatures were in the low 50s.
Nelson Oyugi finished in second place at 2:18:08, while last year's winner, Kimutai Cheruiyot, finished in seventh place with a 2:22:57 effort.
Sarah Kiptoo, of Santa Fe, was the first woman to cross the finish line, completing the course in 2:38:13. She led early on before falling behind during the middle portion, then regained the lead around the 20-mile mark and never trailed again.
Hellen Jemutai finished in second place at 2:40:11.
Thousands of runners hit the streets for the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday.
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