Zimbabwean Sharon Tavenga (2:47:18)) has emerge the winner of the women's race at the Nedbank Johannesburg City Marathon beating defending champion Samukeliso Moyo (2:50:03) and South Africa Catherine Skosana (2:56.59) to second and third positions respectively.
Lesotho’s Nathaniel Lebopo won the men's race in a lifetime best of 2:18:32, with compatriot Lebenya Nkoka (2:18:45) in second place and Ugandan Daniel Kiprop Chepyegun (2:18:56) third.
Earlier on South Africa Hendrick Ramaala (29:51) and Lesotho’s Mamarolla Tjoka (35:20) won the men’s and women’s 10km respectively.More here
Kenyan Benjamin Mutai clocked a course record of 2:11:01 at the 12th Marathon de Monaco et des Riviera on Sunday.
Mutai’s run eclipsed the previous record of 2:11:26 set by another Kenyan, Kenneth Cheruiyot, in 1999. Belaynesh Bekele of Ethiopia won the women’s race in 2:48:48.