Kenya’s Mark Korir smashed the 14the edition of the Zurich Marathon that was held on Sunday (12) in Malanga, Spain.
Korir destroyed the race course by more than two minutes as he erased the previous record of 2:10.08 that had been set by compatriot Martin Cheruiyot in 2019.
The 36 year-old cut the tape in a new course record of 2:07.39 and was followed by Nguse Tesfaldet Amlosom from Eritrea who also ran under the old course record as he crossed the line in 2:08.23.
Solomon Kirwa from Kenya closed the podium first three finishes in 2.08. 43.
- Mark Korir (KEN) 2:07.39
- Nguse Amlosom (ERT) 2:08.23
- Solomon Kirwa (KEN) 2:08.43