Sunday, July 8, 2012

Kipchirchir, Momanyi win Sotokoto marathon

On Sunday, Victor Kipchirchir won the third edition of Sotokoto Safari Half marathon in a time of 1:01.45 in a race run in the capital. He was closely followed by Peter Kemilel who finished in 1.01.46 while Geoffrey Mutai settled for third place in a time of 1.02.13.
In the women’s race, Commonwealth champion Grace Momanyi powered to win in 1:11.42 ahead of Philes Ongori who finished in 1:12.57. Pauline Njeri posted a time of 1:13.09 to get the bronze finish.
Sotokoto Safari Half marathon is an annual race meant to conserve the environment and promote peace.

Here are the results of the other races:
Men’s 10km
Richard Kiprop 29:18.0
Paul Karanja 29:24.4
Simon Cheprot 29:31.6
Women’s 10km
Flomena Chepchirchir 34:02.3
Millicent Maina 34:18.6
Pauline Wanjiku 34:31.2

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