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Kamworor, Cherono, Kipruto, Chepkirui and Jelagat to battle for Valencia marathon titles

Two time New York marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor, Chicago and Boston marathon champion Lawrence Cherono and world marathon bronze medalist Amos Kipruto will be the ki]eay highlight of the 41st edition of Valencia Marathon.

For women, Bornes Chepkirui (2:21:26), Nancy Jelagat, with a personal best of 2:36:22, but a time of 1:05:21 at the Berlin half marathon in August, Dorcas Tuitoek, who has run 1:06:33 in the half-marathon, and who showed herself to be an outstanding athlete at the 2020 Elite Edition in Valencia.

The former world half marathon record holder, Kamworor enjoys a 2:06:12 as his personal best,  Cherono with 2:03:04 set on the same course last year after finishing second behind the champion Vincent Kipchumba and Kipruto’s 2:03:30 will be taking on the course on December 5th.

The three will be up against Ethiopians Mule Wasihum (2:03:16), Getaneh Molla (2:03:34), Tsegaye Mekonnen (2:04:32), Kinde Atanaw (2:03:51) and Andamlak Belihu among others.

Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone (2:20:11) will lead a talent-rich pack of women athletes, including Azmera Gebru (2:20:48) and Tadelech Bekele (2:21:40).

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