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Ednah Mukhwana destroys the Bilbao Night Marathon course record

Kenya’s Ednah Mukhwana destroyed the race course at the 12th edition of the Bilbao Night Marathon that was held on Sunday (24) in Bilbao, Spain.

Mukhwana cut off a whooping six minutes five seconds off the previous record that was set in 2019 by Ethiopia’s Zeritu Wakjira to set a new course record of 2:36.29.

Mukhwana who ran the better part of the race solo was followed a distant later by Spain’s Dolores Marco who crossed the line thirteen minutes later.

Another Kenyan Priscila Chepatiy closed the first three podium finishes in 2:50.55.

LEADING RESULTS

42KM WOMEN

  1. Ednah Mukhwana   (KEN) 2:36.29
  2. Dolores Marco         (SPN) 2:49.24
  3. Priscila Chepatiy     (KEN) 2:50.55

In the Half Marathons race, Kenya’s Elvis Chebor took the honors in 1:01.54 as he led 1-2 Kenyan podium finish with Gilbert Masai coming home in second in 1:01.59 with Spain’s Unai Arroyo finishing in third in 1:06.30.

In the women category Rachael Zena took the honors in 1:11.23 and was followed by Gladys Jeruto from Kenya in 1:12.25 with Spain’s Olaia Carrasco coming in third in 1:18.48.