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Rhonex Kipruto wins New York City half marathon

World 10km record holder Rhonex Kipruto took the top honors at the New York City half marathon that was held on Sunday (20) in New York.

Kipruto led a 1-2 Kenyan podium finish after taking charge of the race at 15km mark and running for the rest of the race solo and cutting the tape in a time of 1:00.30.

He was followed by Edward Cheserek who crossed the line in second seven seconds later,.

Ethiopia’s Teshome Mekonen closed the first three podium finishes in a time of 1:00.40.

Unites States runners Shadrack Kipchirchir and Conner Mantx came home in fourth and fifth place in a time of 1:01.16 and 1:01.40 respectively.



  1. Rhonex Kipruto         (KEN) 1:00.30
  2. Edward Cheserek       (KEN) 1:00.37
  3. Teshome Mekonen     (ETH) 1:00.40
  4. Shadrack Kipchirchir (USA)  1:01.16
  5. Conner Mantx              (USA) 1:01.40