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Pittsburgh Marathon run amid tightened security

Updated: May 5, 2013, 4:44 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- James Kirwa of Kenya has won his second straight Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday amid heightened security following the Boston Marathon bombings and with a contingent of runners unable to finish the Boston race.

About three dozen participants in Sunday's race were expected to be runners who had been unable to finish last month's Boston Marathon. A marathon spokesman said the race's sponsor was paying transportation and lodging costs to help the 37 runners participate.

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