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.READ MORE: Michigan Gov. Whitmer Tests Positive For COVID-19, Reports 'Mild Symptoms'
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.READ MORE: Trump Says Mar-a-Lago Was 'Raided' By FBI
Davila finished 18th at Boston in 2007 and ran the fastest marathon by an American in 2010, with a fourth-place finish in Chicago.MORE NEWS: Lighthouse Partners With Gleaners To Expand Food Relief
The last American to win the storied race was Lisa-Larsen Weidenbach in 1985.