By Associated Press - Sunday, May 1, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Abele Mekuria of New York won the Broad Street Run as tens of thousands of runners braved chilly rain along the 10-mile course in Philadelphia.

Twenty-four-year-old Mekuria finished with an unofficial time of 48 minutes, 43 seconds, beating Mathew Kiplagat of White Plains, New York by only eight seconds. David Fuentes of Austin, Texas was third in 49:28.

Crystal Burnick of Skippack was the first woman to finish with an unofficial time just under 57:05, followed by Emily Giannotti of Ephrata.

Tony Nogueira of Glen Ridge, New Jersey won the wheelchair race with a time of 36:51.

Haile Mengesha of New York won last year’s race in 47 minutes, 54 seconds.

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