Two marathon frontrunners took the wrong path. Another runner sprinted to the finish and won the $3,000 prize.

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Instead of following the designated track, Elijah Mwangangi Saolo and Luke Kibet followed a marathon volunteer who mistakenly led both runners through an unofficial route, automatically disqualifying them.