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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.

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