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