Kenyans win maiden Airtel Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon
The third position went to another Kenyan, Timothy Ronoh, who raced to the finish line in 1:02:59.
The women’s race was also won by another Kenyan, Sandra Chebet in a time of 1:10:42, with two Ethiopians taking the second and third positions respectively. Gebaynesh Ayele came second and Beyenu Degefa was third with a time of 1:10:52 and 1:11:02 respectively.
The first Ijebu man to finish the race was Femi Olusanya, a police officer from Ijebu Ode, who promised to do better in the next edition.
11-year-old Abigail Ogunbowale made history as the youngest participant to complete the 21km race.
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