Israel's Amare Run Sixth Best Marathon Time Sunday

Israel's Girmaw Amare was crowned as national champion after winning the 41st Sea of Galilee Tiberias marathon today in a time of 2:15.30 hours, an improvement of 1:50 minutes from his personal best and the sixth-best result ever recorded by an Israeli. Amare’s result is especially impressive as he ran by himself for almost half of the marathon. He was on pace to break the national record until around the 35th kilometer, but running alone eventually took its toll. 4,000 runners took part.

posted Sunday January 7th