American Shalane Flanagan!

In her second time running the event, American Shalane Flanagan has won the women's 2017 New York City Marathon with an unofficial time of 2:26:53.  She is the first American woman to win  since Miki Gorman won in 1977. Her victory prevented Kenyan Mary Keitany from winning for a 4rth consecutive time.  Congratulations!

Below is Shalane celebrating at the Berlin Marathon in 2014.

Third placed Shalane Flanagan of US drinks beer on the podium after the 41th edition of the Berlin Marathon in Berlin on September 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ        (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)


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