Galen Rupp

Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins seventh straight Chicago Marathon in record time

Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins seventh straight Chicago Marathon in record time

It was a historic day at the Chicago Marathon Sunday and Tatyana McFadden, the Paralympian from Clarksville, was a big part of it.

In addition to McFadden's seventh straight Chicago Marathon win — eighth overall — in a course-record time of 1:39:15, an American won the men's marathon for the first time since 2002.

Galen Rupp of Portland, Oregon, crossed the finished line at 2:09:20, while Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego, was third.

The last American to win the men's race was Khalid Khannouchi in 2002.The women's race was won by Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba in 2 hours 18 minutes and 31...

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