Kenya’s Ezekiel Kimeli Mutai took top honors at the 28th edition of the Montreal Marathon that was held on Sunday (23) in Montreal, Canada.
The 25 year-old who came with a personal best of 2:11.16 that he got early this year at Madrid Marathon improved on this time as he faced his fellow Kenyan Wycliffe Biwott who could not match his pace.
Mutai raced as a lone ranger from the 35km mark to smash the race course record of 2:13.45 that was set in 2011 by fellow country-mate, Julius Kirwa Choge with a new course record of 2:11.05.
He was followed by Biwott four minutes later with Rwanda’s Jean-Marie Vianney-Uwajeneza closing the podium three finishes in 2:18.10.
- Ezekiel Mutai (KEN) 2:11.05
- Wycliffe Biwott (KEN) 2:15.38
- JMV Uwajeneza (RWA) 2:18.10