Former Maria Carrillo (2007) runner Alia Gray ran the fastest women’s marathon ever for an empire runner at 2:39:43 at the New York City Marathon Sunday.
The old mark was 2:44:07 by Julia Stamps, NY Athletic Club (Santa Rosa HS ‘96) at the Olympic trials, Houston 1/14/12.

2014 New York City Marathon Breaks Record for Most Finishers

1 104 Mary Keitany 2:25:07 Kenya
2 106 Jemima Sumgong 2:25:10 Kenya
3 116 Sara Moreira 2:26:00 Portugal
4 103 Jelena Prokopcuka 2:26:15 Latvia
5 109 Desiree Linden 2:28:11 MI United States
6 117 Rkia El Moukim 2:28:12 Morocco
7 108 Firehiwot Dado 2:28:36 Ethiopia
8 107 Valeria Straneo 2:29:24 Italy
9 102 Buzunesh Deba 2:31:40 NY United States ETH
10 115 Annie Bersagel 2:33:02 Norway USA
11 110 Deena Kastor 2:33:18 CA United States
12 112 Ana Dulce Felix 2:35:33 Portugal
13 105 Edna Kiplagat 2:36:24 Kenya
14 111 Kara Goucher 2:37:03 CO United States
15 114 Lauren Kleppin 2:39:13 CA United States
16 126 Alia Gray 2:39:43 CO United States
17 120 Marci Gage 2:40:00 OR United States
18 121 Hilary Dionne 2:40:54 MA United States
19 131 Rocio Cantara Rojas 2:45:30 Lima Peru
20 128 Kate Pallardy 2:45:46 NY United States
complete results