LA Marathon minute by minute
7:40 a.m.Elias Kemboi, of Kenya, leads the men's pack at the start of the race with his mile at 5:04.
Yeshimebet Tadesse, of Ethiopia, is leading the women's race entering Silverlake and crossing Temple street. Her mile was 5:30.
7:43 a.m. 20 year old Fatima Sado, of Ethiopia, just took the lead for the women at 5 1/2 miles.
7:46 a.m. 35 year old Teodoro Vega, of Mexico, is now in the lead for the men going down Sunset Blvd.
7:53 a.m. Belainish Gebre, of Ethiopia, just took the lead for the women over Sado, running the mile at 5:31.
8:00 a.m. After 8 miles, 44:22 is the time by the women, a 5:32 pace.
The temperature in Los Angeles, Ca. is 44 degrees F and sunny with calm winds.
8:06 a.m. Sado of Ethiopia is in the lead for the women with Gebre a close second along Hollywood Blvd. Tadesse is in third.
8:14 a.m. After 11 miles, Sado continues to lead the women at a race record pace at 1 hour 3 minutes into the race. Vega continues to lead the men with an average 5 minutes per mile.
8:24 a.m Sado has broken away clocking a 5:12 mile at mile 12 and 5:28 for mile 13.
At the halfway point Sado is at 1:12:24. This is a new race record pace for the women.
8:34 a.m. Vega continues to lead the men's pack of 8. Sado is by herself and looking strong as she turns onto Doheney.
8:39 a.m. Mile 15. Weldon Kerui of Kenya and Simon Njoroge of Kenya lead the pack of 5 now in the men's race.
At mile 17, Sado is on Burton way and 9/10 of a mile in front of Gebre for the women. Her mile was 4:58.
8:55 a.m. Mile 16 at 1:22 into the race Kirue and Njoroge battle it clocking a 4:21 mile for the men.
Sado is now on Santa Monica Blvd. on mile 19.
8:57 a.m. Mile 18 for Njoroge and Kirue at 4:27 for the mile.
8:59 a.m. Sado is passing Westwood Blvd. at mile 20 and approaching Sepulveda.
The weather is 46 degrees with wind at 2 mph.
9:13 a.m. Sado is at mile 22 passing Barrington Ave. Njoroge and Kirue are on Mile 21.
9:19 a.m. Sado is on mile 23. Njoroge is on mile 22.
Men's winners: Simon Njoroge, 31, of Iten, Kenya won the men's race with a time of 2:12:12 and a pace of 5:02. Weldon Kirui, 23, of Kericho, Kenya placed second with a time of 2:13:40. David Mandago, 33, of Kapsabet,Kenya placed third with a time of 2:13:50. Stephen Muange, 30, of Ngong, Kenya placed fourth with a time of 2:15:35. Hailu Seifu, 25, of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia placed fifth with a time of 2:17:49.
Women's winners: Fatima Sado, 20, of Addis Ababa Ethiopia, won the women's race with a time of 2:25:39 and a pace of 5:33:42. Misiker Mekonnin, 25, of Albuquerque, New Mexico placed second with a time of 2:28:09. Yeshimebet Tadesse, 23, of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia placed third with a time of 2:30:46. Iwona Lewandowska, 27, of Lochochin, Poland placed fourth with a time of 5:46:31. Tatyana Mezentseva, 40, of Donetsk, Ukraine placed fifth with a time of 5:46:42.