Dubai - Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya ran the third fastest time for a woman in winning the Dubai Marathon on Friday.
Chepngetich crossed the line in 2:17.08, beating the course record by more than two minutes.
Only Paula Radcliffe and Mary Keitany have run a women's marathon quicker.
Worknesh Degefa of Ethiopia finished in second place in 2:17.41, the fourth fastest time ever.
In the men's race, Getaneh Molla of Ethiopia also broke the course record in his first marathon to win in 2:03.34.
He became the sixth fastest marathon runner in history.