Wilfred Kimitei took the top honors at the Iten End Gender Based Violence (GBV) race that was held on Sunday (5) in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County.
The 2016 African silver medallist in 10000m fought for the honors with Patrick Kipkurui but experience played a role here as Kimitei cut the in 30:07.1 with Kipkurui coming home six seconds later.
Peter Mwaniki closed the first three podium finishes in 30:14.4.
Daniel mateiko and Kiprono Kipkemei finished in fourth and fifth place in 30:18.8 and 30:28.2 respectively.
- Wilfred Kimite -30:07.1
- Patrick Kipkurui – 30:12.6
- Peter Mwaniki – 30:14.4
- Daniel mateiko – 30:18.8
- Kiprono Kipkemei – 30:28.2
- Kelvin Kibiwott – 30:38.9
- Paul Korir – 30:44.6
- Shadrack Chesir – 30:48.9
- Bernard Kipkurui – 30:54.8
- Geoffrey Kipsang – 31:01.1
Kenya’s Abel Kipchumba beat Rhonex Kipruto at 30th edition of the the Valencia Half Marathon that was that was held on Sunday (24) in Valencia.
Kipchumba led 1-2-3 Kenyan podium finish as crossed the line with the fastest time this year of 58.00 which was also his new personal best.
Kipchumba was closely followed by the World 10km record holder, Kipruto who crossed the line nine seconds later with Daniel Mateiko closing the first three podium finishes in a new personal best of 58:26.
- Abel Kipchumba (KEN) 58:00
- Rhonex Kipruto (KEN) 58:09
- Daniel Mateiko (KEN) 58:26
Ethiopia’s Amdework Walalegn beat his fierce rival Kenneth Renju from Kenya at the sixth edition of the Copenhagen Half Marathon that was held on Sunday (19) in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Walalegn overpowered Renju with a fire kick at the finish line to cut the tape ahead of him in 59:10 with Renju crossing the line in two seconds later.
Daniel Mateiko from Kenya closed the first three podium finishes in 59:25.
Ethiopia’s Abe Tilahun and Zerei Kbro from Norway finished in fourth and fifth place in 59:46 and 1:00.07 respectively.
Three other Kenyans Enos Kakopil of 1:00.17, Geoffrey Koech of 1:00.20 and Shadrack Kimining of1:01.12 finished in sixth, seventh and ninth place respectively.
- Amdework Walalegn (ETH) 59:10
- Kenneth Renju (KEN) 59:12
- Daniel Mateiko (KEN) 59:25
- Abe Tilahun (ETH) 59:46
- Zerei Kbro (NOR) 60:07