Sunday March 24th, 2019
Distance: Half Marathon · 10K · 5K
Of more than 6,000 participants in the 45th Stramilano Half Marathon (March 20, 2016), James Mwanji Wangari (59:12) was the only one to finish the IAAF run in northern Italy in under an hour.
His mark of 59:12 was good for seventh all-time in the world.
In a close race for second, Paul Kariuki Mwangi (1:01:31) finished just ahead of Amos Kibiwot Kurgot (1:01:56).
For the women, it was Nguriatukei Rael Kiyara (1:10:19) coming out on top.
Viola Jelagat earned runner-up honors with a time of 1:11:03.
Third place was decided by less than a second with Hellen Jepkurgat (1:11:34) managing to hold off Marry Wanjohi (1:11:35).
Jepkurgat finished fourth a year ago with a nearly identical time.
She also took in fourth in 2014.
|2nd Male||1:00:40||SOLOMON SHUMAY MOGOS||21||ERITREA|
|3rd Male||1:00:42||MWANGI PAUL KARIUKI||25||Kenya|
|4th Male||1:01:33||MWANGI JOEL MAINA||29||Kenya|
|Female||1:07:54||KEBEDE SUTUMA ASEFA||24||Ethiopia|
|2nd Female||1:10:15||KARANJA RUTH WAITHIRA||25||Kenya|
|3rd Female||1:12:37||ESIKON PAULINE NAGAROI||30||Kenya|
|4th Female||1:12:40||ONGORI PHILES MORAA||32||Kenya|
Record of attendances at the 42th edition of the Stramilano Half Marathon with more than 7.000 Italian and International runners. Fredrick Moranga conquered the first place of the competition
Once again, the Kenyan athletes left the mark: Fredrick Moranga gained the first place for the male competition with a time of 1h01’20” and Ruth Chepngetich (1h07’42”) in the female competition.
Daniele Meucci kept high the Italian flag, placing himself at the 7th position, in the male competition, with a time of 1h03’43” while Anna Incerti crossed the finish line in a time of 1h12’35, gaining the fourth place in the female competition.