Kenyan`s Eliud Ngetich wins the 2019 men’s Mercedes Marathon clocking 2:18:12
Eliud Ngetich from Kenya crossed the finish line Sunday morning to win the 2019 men’s Mercedes full Marathon.
He finished with a time of 2:18:12, that’s a Mercedes Marathon record. Negetich is 25. The previous course record was 2:18:48.
Ruth Kimutai won the women’s full marathon with a time of 2:45:48.
The race featured the deepest pool of elite talent since the 2004 Olympic Trials that were held in Birmingham.
A handful of men and women are trying to qualify for the Olympic Trials, which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2020.
posted Monday February 11th