US elites Ben True, Emily Sisson win Manchester Road Race

Manchester Road Race

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — U.S. elite runners Ben True and Emily Sisson outkicked some deep competition to win the Manchester Road Race.

True, of Hanover, New Hampshire, outleaned Leonard Korir of Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the finish to take the men’s title in the 4.75-mile race. Both were timed in an unofficial 21 minutes, 31 seconds.

Christopher Thompson, of Bronxville, New York, was third in 21:35.

Sisson, of Providence, Rhode Island, ran away from the women’s field for the win in an unofficial 24:08.

Sarah Pagano, of Brighton, Massachusetts, took second in 24:19, and Jordan Hasay of Beaverton, Oregon, was third in 24:27.

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