An American woman just made history at the annual NYC Marathon

Shalane Flanagan becomes first American woman to win New York City Marathon in 40 years

NYC Marathon winners: Flanagan 1st American since 1977

Shalane Flanagan, 36, of OR, won the New York City Marathon Sunday in an official time of 2 hours, 26 minutes, and 53 seconds.

Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman for 40 years to win the New York Marathon as she captured her first major world title.

Kenya's Mary Keitany, who was chasing her fourth consecutive NY victory, was second with 61 seconds back.

In the men's race, Geoffrey Kamworwor of Kenya took first, his unofficial time clocking in at 2:10:53. Ethiopia's Mamitu Daska came third in 2:28:08. "This is the moment I've dreamed of since I was a little girl".

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Flanagan is a 16-time national champion across various distances and finished third in the 10,000 meters at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Kamworor, who had finished second in 2014 behind Wycliffe Kipsang, was this time around the master as he broke away from among others Kipsang and Ethiopian Desisa Lelisa and Lemi Berhanu in the last three kilometers to win.

While Flanagan was an overwhelming victor, Kamworor was not assured of his first major victory until the closing meters.

The race was held amid heightened security after a terror attack that killed eight people on a popular bike path in Manhattan last week.

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Keitany was seeking to cap a career year, in which she won the London Marathon with a blistering time of 2:17:01, a women's-only record.

Behind her, but fading fast, Mary Keitany was chasing history, too: The 35-year-old Kenyan had won this race three times in a row.

Switzerland swept the professional wheelchair divisions. Emmanuel Mutai from Kenya settled second in 2:03:13 followed by Ethiopian Abera Kuma in 2:05:56 and Kamworor 2:06:39.

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