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).