Gebrselassie breaks marathon world record

BERLIN – Haile Gebrselassie broke his own marathon world record Sunday, becoming the first runner to finish under 2 hours, 4 minutes. …

He improved last year’s winning time by nearly half a minute.

Berlin’s flat course often provides for fast times.

Five years ago, Paul Tergat of Kenya ran 2:04:55, becoming the first man to go under 2:05. …

Gebrselassie breaks marathon world record – MSNBC

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