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Ugandan Rotich and Chepkurui win Nairobi City half marathon title

Uganda’s Maxwell Rotich and Gladys Chepkurui were the winners in the half marathon race at the second edition of Nairobi City Marathon held today in Nairobi, Kenya.

Rotich stunned home boys to win in 1:00:10 to win the race ahead of Kenya’s Vincent Kipkorir- 1:01:18 while Kennedy Kimutai finished third in 1:01:24.

In the women’s Chepkurui won the race in 1:09:06 ahead of Susan Chembai in 1:10:05 while Nancy Chepleting won bronze medal after clocking 1:10:17.

Top ten results

MEN.

1.Maxwel Rotich 60:10

2.Vincent Kipkorir 61:18

3.Kennedy Kimutai 61:24

4.Leonard Barsoton 61:37

5.Benard Kibet 61:42

6.Evans Kiprono 61:46

7.Fredrick Domongole 61:54

8.Ayaub Kiptum 61:54

9.Jackson Kipkering 62:08

10. NR 21410 62:09

Women

1.Gladys Chepkurui 69:06

2.Susan Chembai 70:05

3.Nancy Chepleting 70:17

4.Atalena Napule 70:18

5.Emily Chebet 70:38

6.Gladys Kiptum 70:45

7.Betty Chepkemoi 70:56

8.Vivian Melly 70:58

9.Winnie Jepkosgei 71:59

10.Jedidah Wanjiku. 72:16

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