연합뉴스 본문 바로가기 메뉴 바로가기

연합뉴스 최신기사
뉴스 검색어 입력 양식

[PRNewswire] Kenyans Win Honolulu Marathon

송고시간2018-12-10 16:53

(HONOLULU, Dec. 10, 2018 PRNewswire=연합뉴스) Kenyans Titus Ekiru and Vivian Jerono Kiplagat won Sunday's 46th Honolulu Marathon in 2:09:01 and 2:36:22, respectively. Both were first-time race champions, and Ekiru's time was the second-fastest in the history of the race.

Ekiru had hoped to break the course record. "I say, let me try my best," he said. "Maybe I can run course record. But then 40-K, I knew I could not make it because I missed water."

The top Americans were Donn Cabral of Hartford, Conn., and Polina Carlson of Kaneohe, Hi., who both finished fourth in 2:19:16 and 2:53:30, respectively. Cabral is a two-time Olympian and today was his first marathon.

"It was just fun, this was fun," said Cabral, a law student. "I had a great time and felt pretty good about a debut."

The race was held in warm, sunny and windy conditions. 25,059 runners started the marathon and companion Start to Park 10-K in the Ala Moana section of the city. Runners will continue to cross the finish line at Kapiolani Park in Waikiki until after dark; the race has an "open" finish line with no time limit.

The Honolulu Marathon is organized by the Honolulu Marathon Association under the direction of chief executive Dr. Jim Barahal. The race produces over $100 million of economic impact for the state of Hawaii.

ENDS

Images and materials of this event are available for editorial use at the following

Press site: http://www.image.net/honolulumarathon2018

Source: HONOLULU MARATHON ASSOCIATION

[편집자 주] 본고는 자료 제공사에서 제공한 것으로, 연합뉴스는 내용에 대해 어떠한 편집도 하지 않았음을 밝혀 드립니다.

댓글쓰기
에디터스 픽Editor's Picks

영상

뉴스
댓글 많은 뉴스