Kenya’s Monica Cheruto won the 19th edition of the Volksbank Münster women Marathon that was held on Sunday (12).
Cheruto who is a member of Kimawit Athletics Club and had travelled as individuals to this race did not disappoint as she claimed the women marathon title comfortably in 2:35.17. She was followed in a distant second in 2:15.18.
The spectators were eagerly awaiting the performance of Johanna Rellensmann in her first marathon, after she had already achieved a top time of 1:16 hours in the Dresden half marathon this year. As expected, she was the fastest German in 2:44.09 hours and third in the overall standings.
- Monica Cheruto (KEN) 2:35:17
- Sophy Jepchirchir (KEN) 2:38:31
- Johanna Rellensman (GER) 2:44.09