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Jepkorir, Bett wins Beyond Zero Half marathon titles

Reigning Discovery cross country champion Brilliant Jepkorir and Josphat Bett were crowned the champions of the 2019 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Beyond Zero half marathon held today in Nairobi.

Jepkorir, the former world junior runner won the woemn’s race  in 67:02 followed byBeatrice Chirchir (67:03) and Bornes Kitur (67:23).

After winning National Police cross country championships, Bett won the title timing Josphat Bett-60:47 followed by two time Toronto marathon champion Philemon Rono in 60:48 as Simon Kirui completed the podium in 60:53.

Selected results

Women results

  1. Brilliant Jepkorir-67:02
  2. Beatrice Chirchir-67:03
  3. Bornes Kitur-67:23
  4. Caroline Kilel- 71:04
  5. Lucy Wanjiru-71:37

Men

  1. Josphat Bett-60:47
  2. Philemon Rono-60:48
  3. Simon Kirui-60:53
  4. William Wanjiku-60:54
  5. Charles Mneira-60:58
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