Kenya’s Edwin Koech won the 10th edition of Gensan Juliet and Romeo Half Marathon which was held on Sunday (12) in Verona, Italy.
Koech took 1:00.24 to cut the tape this being his second victory in a row after winning the same in 2016.
“I wanted to come back to this beautiful city and defend my title which I have done, I have been training hard in Kenya together with the great Stanley Biwott who won the New York Marathon in 2015.
Iam happy that I won today’s race and am so happy for the spectators who cheered me all along the road,”Koech said.
He led a 1-2-3 finish with second place taken by Bernard Bett and third went to winner of the 2013 race Robert Ndiwa.