01/09/1998 at 12:00 AM EST

The 26-mile New York City Marathon by Kenya native Joseph Chebet in 2 hours, 9 minutes and 14 seconds. Adriana Fernandez, of Mexico, was the first woman to finish, clocking 2 hours, 25 minutes and 6 seconds. Each received $50,000 plus a car. But Chebet got a $20,000 bonus for finishing under 2 hours 10 minutes, while Fernandez got a $25,000 bonus for running under 2 hours, 26 minutes.

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