About 40,000 runners raced down Broad Street on Sunday, with Daniel Kemoi of Elkton, Md., crossing the finish line first to win the 39th-annual Blue Cross Broad Street run on a breezy morning.
Kemoi finished the 10-mile race in 45 minutes and 43 seconds, more than a minute ahead of the second-place finisher, Geoffrey Ngetich, of Chapel Hill, N.C., who clocked in at 46:57.64.
Sophy Jepchirchir, also from Chapel Hill, claimed the women’s title at 55:43.52. Lynne Nau, from Pennington, N.J., was second in 56:13.55.
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Temperatures dropped and the rain held off for the runners, who started the race at Broad Street and West Fisher Avenue at 8 a.m. The run continued down Broad Street, passing through Temple University’s campus, City Hall, South Philadelphia and the sports complexes before ending in the Navy Yard.