New winners crowned at the Safaricom Mombasa International Marathon

Nairobi, Kenya – 24th September 2017… Cosmas Koech and Shelimita Muriuki won the 42Km race at the 34th edition of the Safaricom Mombasa International Marathon held on Sunday morning.

Koech clocked at 2:19:46 to beat Elkana Yegon who came in second at 2:20:18 and third placed Dismus Lotira at 2:21:11.

It was a close call for Muriuki as she battled for the title with Edda Jepkosgei who was hot on her heels; she won by a few seconds at 2:42:30 to Jepkosgei’s 2:42:36. In third place was Teresia omossa who clocked in at 2:45:22.

Koech and Muriuki each won Sh 500,000 while the 10 Km winners Stephen Mwendwa and Celestine Jepchirchir each pocketed Sh 40,000 at a time of 39.55 and 45.39 respectively. Safaricom sponsored the event to a tune of Sh 2.5 million.

Over 1,000 local and international athletes participated in the event under the Safaricom Athletics Series Banner.

Other upcoming races in the Series include: Kericho Road Race, Isaiah Kiplagat Memorial – Ndalat, Madoka Half Marathon, Imenti South Road Race and the Kisumu County National Marathon which will wind up this year’s edition in December.

 

Results

Name Date of Birth Time
10Kms – Men    
Stephen Mwendwa 1992 39.55
John Maweu 1992 40.06
Bernard Musau 1999 40.09
Dennis Kemboi 1989 40.12
Jackson K Mwema 2001 40.44
George Waiyaki 1992 40.49
Eliud Mwangi 1989 40.53
Noah Kemei 1988 41.06
Philip Kilonzo 1989 41.07
Makala Daudi 1989 41.11
Vincent Kimtai 1990 41.32
     
10Kms – Women    
Celestine Chepchirchir 1995 45.39
Nancy Nzisa 1995 46.19
Naomi Chebet 1994 47.01
Pauline Njeri 1985 47.15
Joy Kemuma 1995 47.50
Sheila Kipkasei 1987 49.03
Njoki Ndung’u 1991 49.06
Eunice Mutie 1996 49.12
Ruth Nundu 1994 49.13
Doris Muyia 1999 49.16
     
42Kms – Women    
Shelimita Muriuki 1987 2:42:30
Edda Kepkosgei   2:42:36
Teresia Omossa 1995 2:45:22
Fridah Lodeda 1982 2:48:08
Pamela Chepkoech 1987 2:48:48
Isabella Chepchumba 1980 2:30:02
Nyansikeria Kwamboka 1982 2:59:05
Monica Mengich 1984 3:00:35
Sylvia Tennah 1986 3:00:55
Rose Cherop 1995 3:01:47
     
42Kms – Men    
Cosmas Koech 1995 2:19:46
Elkana Yegon 1994 2:20:18
Dismus Ewety Lotira 1976 2:21:11
George Nyamori O 1993 2:25:27
Francis Kioko 1987 2:25:30
Nathan Kioko 1996 2:25:21
Kiprop Tonui 1986 2:26:45
Simeon Kipchirchir 1987 2:27:41
Benson Kiprono 1982 2:28:30
Nicholas Kipchumba 1985 2:31:20