Emily Sisson

Emily Sisson ran a time of 2:23.08, the fastest debut by an American on a record-eligible course. She is seen above running for Providence.

Emily Sisson, a state champion runner at Omaha Marian and Millard North in the late 2000s, finished sixth at the London Marathon on Sunday in her marathon debut.

Sisson ran a 2:23.08, the fastest debut by an American on a record-eligible course. Sisson finished strong as she moved up two places in the closing miles.

The winner of the women's race was Kenya's Brigid Kosgei, who ran 2:18.20.

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