Sat Jun 24 22:40:05 EAT 2017
Philemon Mbaaru retained the men's title for the second year running at the 18th edition of the Safaricom Lewa Marathon.Mbaaru, who has now won the title five times, clocked 2 hours 22 minutes and 18 seconds with Daniel Mbogo second, 21 seconds later. John Mureithi completed the podium places. The women's event has a new champion in Margaret Pepesi who stunned defending champion Fridah Lodepa who came in third. Pepesi clocked 2 hours 38 minutes and 48 seconds ahead of Naomi Njeri Nduta. Philemon Kiprono dominated the men’s Half Marathon with Vincent Raimoi second and Titus Karimi third. The women’s 21km race went to Betty Karambu ahead of Lucy Karimi and Pauline Wangui completing the podium places.