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The JoongAng Seoul Marathon 2009 was held on Nov. 1 in the Jamsil area, southern Seoul. The annual event, which is sponsored by the JoongAng Ilbo, Ilgan Sports and Korea Association of Athletics Federation, is divided into a full 42.196-kilometer marathon and a 10-kilometer course. A total of 21,000 runners participated in this year’s event. In the full marathon, Francis Larabal of Kenya narrowly defeated his fellow countryman David Mandago by one second to take first place. By Oh Jong-taek

2009 중앙서울마라톤(중앙일보, 일간스포츠, 대한육 상경기연맹 주최)이 11월1일 서울 남부 잠실 일원에서 열렸다. 42.195km 풀코스와 10km 코스로 나눠져 있는 이 대회에 2만1천 여명이 참석했다. 풀코스에서 케냐선수 프란시스 라라발이 동료 케냐선수 데이비드 만다고를 불과 1초 차이로 제치고 우승을 차지했다. 오종택 기자
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