Kenya's Ronald Kimeli Kurgat wins Jerusalem Marathon in record time

28-year-old finishes race in two hours, 16 minutes and nine seconds; some 25,000 runners participate in sporting event.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
March 21, 2014 12:16
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Jerusalem Marathon

2014 Jerusalem Marathon. . (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

 
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Kenya’s Ronald Kimeli Kurgat won the fourth annual Jerusalem Winner Marathon on Friday, setting a new course record.

The 28-year-old completed the 42.195 kilometer race in two hours, 16 minutes and nine seconds, claiming the $10,000 prize for improving the previous course best.



Kenya’s Patrick Wachira Muriuki finished in second place in a time of 2:16.35h, while 37-year-old Luka Kipkemoi Chelimo crossed the line in third after 2:18.08h.

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