Kenya’s Paskalia Jepkogei broke the course record at the 37th edition of the Eindhoven Women Marathon held on Sunday (09) in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Jepkogei who came to this race with a personal best of 2:34.06 that she got at the 2021 Istanbul Marathon where she took the honors, took advantage of Ethiopia’s Ayalew Asayech who took a wrong turn at the final stage therefore over taking her and erasing the old course record 2:24.33 that had been set eleven years ago by her compatriot Gerogina Rono with a new course record time of 2:22.46.
Asayech was left with no option but to take the second slot five seconds later as she also finished under the old record.
Kenya’s Zeddy Chebet came home thirteen minutes later to take the third spot as her compatriot Eunice Jeptoo finished in fourth in 2:35.22.
Belgium’s Karen Van Proeyen finished in fifth place in 2:36.07.
- Paskalia Chepkogei (KEN) 2:22.46
- Ayalew Asayech (ETH) 2:22.51
- Zeddy Chebet (KEN) 2:35.16
- Eunice Jeptoo (KEN) 2:35.22
- Karen Van Proeyen (BEL) 2:36.07