DETROIT (WWJ) – A Rochester Hills woman barely missed become the first American, male or female, to win the Boston Marathon in 26 years.

Desiree Davila finished second in the women’s division with a time of two hours, 22 minutes, 38 seconds, just two seconds behind the winner, Caroline Kalil of Kenya.

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The men’s title was won by Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai. His time of two hours, three minutes, two seconds is the fastest Boston Marathon ever.

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Davila finished 18th at Boston in 2007 and ran the fastest marathon by an American in 2010, with a fourth-place finish in Chicago.

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The last American to win the storied race was Lisa-Larsen Weidenbach in 1985.