January 20th 2018

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New winners crowned at the Safaricom Mombasa International Marathon

Other upcoming races in the Series include: Kericho Road Race, Isaiah Kiplagat Memorial - Ndalat, Madoka Half Marathon, Imenti South Road Race and the Kisumu County National Marathon which will wind up this year's edition in December.

By Trizza Kimanitkimani@kenyafreepress.comMonday, 25 Sep 2017 13:07 EAT

Athletes in action during the 2017 Safaricom Mombasa Marathon, held in Mombasa County. The event was Sponsored by Safaricom.

Cosmas Koech and Shelimita Muriuki won the 42km race at the 34th edition of the Safaricom Mombasa International Marathon held on Sunday morning. Koech clocked at 2:19:46 to beat Elkana Yegon who came in second at 2:20:18 and third placed Dismus Lotira at 2:21:11.

It was a close call for Muriuki as she battled for the title with Edda Jepkosgei who was hot on her heels; she won by a few seconds at 2:42:30 to Jepkosgei's 2:42:36. In third place was Teresia omossa who clocked in at 2:45:22.

Koech and Muriuki each won Sh500,000 while the 10km winners Stephen Mwendwa and Celestine Jepchirchir each pocketed Sh40,000 at a time of 39.55 and 45.39 respectively. Safaricom sponsored the event to a tune of Sh2.5 million.

Over 1,000 local and international athletes participated in the event under the Safaricom Athletics Series Banner.

Other upcoming races in the Series include: Kericho Road Race, Isaiah Kiplagat Memorial - Ndalat, Madoka Half Marathon, Imenti South Road Race and the Kisumu County National Marathon which will wind up this year's edition in December.

Results

Name

Date of birth

Time

10KMS - Men

Stephen Mwendwa

1992

39.55

John Maweu

1992

40.06

Bernard Musau

1999

40.09

Dennis Kemboi

1989

40.12

Jackson K Mwema

2001

40.44

George Waiyaki

1992

40.49

Eliud Mwangi

1989

40.53

Noah Kemei

1988

41.06

Philip Kilonzo

1989

41.07

Makala Daudi

1989

41.11

Vincent Kimtai

1990

41.32

10KMS - Women

Celestine Chepchirchir

1995

45.39

Nancy Nzisa

1995

46.19

Naomi Chebet

1994

47.01

Pauline Njeri

1985

47.15

Joy Kemuma

1995

47.50

Sheila Kipkasei

1987

49.03

Njoki Ndung'u

1991

49.06

Eunice Mutie

1996

49.12

Ruth Nundu

1994

49.13

Doris Muyia

1999

49.16

42KMS – Women

Shelimita Muriuki

1987

2:42:30

Edda Kepkosgei

2:42:36

Teresia Omossa

1995

2:45:22

Fridah Lodeda

1982

2:48:08

Pamela Chepkoech

1987

2:48:48

Isabella Chepchumba

1980

2:30:02

Nyansikeria Kwamboka

1982

2:59:05

Monica Mengich

1984

3:00:35

Sylvia Tennah

1986

3:00:55

Rose Cherop

1995

3:01:47

42KMS - Men

Cosmas Koech

1995

2:19:46

Elkana Yegon

1994

2:20:18

Dismus Ewety Lotira

1976

2:21:11

George Nyamori O

1993

2:25:27

Francis Kioko

1987

2:25:30

Nathan Kioko

1996

2:25:21

Kiprop Tonui

1986

2:26:45

Simeon Kipchirchir

1987

2:27:41

Benson Kiprono

1982

2:28:30

Nicholas Kipchumba

1985

2:31:20

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