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L.A. Marathon: After 15 miles, Markos Geneti is in the lead

March 20, 2011 |  9:05 am

After 15 miles, Markos Geneti of Ethiopia is in the lead with a time of 1 hour, 11 minutes and 16 seconds.

Nicolas Kamakya of Kenya led Mile 11 in 4:33 and Mile 12 in 4:34. Geneti led Mile 13 in 4:47, Mile 14 in 4:36 and Mile 15 in 4:28. Two-time defending champion Wesley Korir is said to be in third place. (The men's feed has cut out due to the rain.)

Mile 15 ended at Santa Monica Boulevard, just west of Robertson Boulevard.

On the women's side, American Amy Hastings is in the lead at 1:29:40 after 16 miles.

-- Melissa Rohlin