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Cheromei wins Rabat Marathon

Kenya’s Lydia Cheromei won the 4th edition of the Marathon International de Rabat that was held on Sunday (4) in Rabat, Morocco.

The 40 year-old beat a strong field that included race favorite Megertu Alemu and Muluhabt Tsega to cut the tape in 2:28.48.

While speaking to the press she said, I thank God for enabling me to win today’s race. I was targeting to lower the course record but I missed it due to the weather but am very happy with the win.”

The course of 2:28.06 that was set by Pamela Rotich in 2016 will remain intact.

Alemu came a distant second in 2:31.33 with Tsega taking third place in 2:33.23.

Leading Results

  1. Lydia Cheromei 2:28.48
  2. Megertu Alemu 2:31.33
  3. Muluhabt Tsega 2:33.23