Sunday, August 05, 2007

Haile is King of NYC Half-Marathon

Haile Gebrselassie, the double Olympic gold medalist and multiple World record-holder from Ethiopia, won the second annual NYC Half-Marathon Presented by NIKE today, clocking 59:24, the second-fastest Half-Marathon time ever on North American soil [second only to his own 58:55 in Tempe, Arizona, last year].