Oromoia-Ethiopia’s Urga Negewo wins Belfast Marathon in record time

Record times set in men’s and women’s Belfast Marathon

Record times were set by the male and female winners of the Belfast Marathon.

Urga Negewo from Ethiopia, a previous winner in 2010, won the men’s race with a new record time of 2:13.41.

Kenyan David Kipserem Kisang finished second while last year’s winner Jacob Chesire, also of Kenya, finished third.

Alice Chelangat from Kenya won the women’s race in another record time of 2:39.02, almost 12 minutes outside her personal best. Russia’s Yelena Kozevnikova was second.

She finished in 2:42.10, followed by Wioletta Kryza of Poland in 2:43.57.

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