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Racheal Mutgaa breaks course record, Silas Mwetich wins HAJ Hannover Marathon

09 Apr 2019 22:00
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Debutant Silas Mwetich won the 29th HAJ Hannover Marathon while Racheal Mutgaa took the race, breaking the course record. Kenya’s Mwetich ran his marathon debut in fine weather conditions and surprisingly won the race in 2:09:37. Fellow-Kenyan Hosea Kipkemboi was second with 2:10:40, Ethiopia’s Debas Alebachew Wale took third place in 2:10:57. Last year’s winner Seboka Negusse of Ethiopia, one of

HAJ Hannover Marathon on Sunday: Defending champion Seboka Negussa returns, course records targeted in Hannover

09 Apr 2019 07:02
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Defending champion Seboka Negussa returns, course records targeted in Hannover Defending champion Seboka Negussa is a late addition to the elite field of the HAJ Hannover Marathon, which now boosts eight runners with personal bests of sub 2:10. Fellow-Ethiopian Abdela Godana Gemeda is the fastest athlete on the start list with a personal best of 2:08:32. Number two on the list

Koech and Nadolska head fields for Hannover Marathon 

07 Mar 2019 00:00
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Negusse and Kiprop win in Hannover

08 Apr 2018 00:00
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Results 2017: HAJ Marathon Hannover

11 Apr 2017 09:02
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Marathon Allan Kipkorir Kiprono won the race with a time of 02:09:52. Allan Kipkorir Kiprono and Philip Kimutai Sanga end up toghether at the second place with a time of 02:10:07 For the women, it was Fate Tola who took the top spot in 02:27:48 , followed by Nataliya Lehonkova who finished with a time of 02:33:20. Rounding out the top

Kiprono and Tola prevail at Hannover Marathon

09 Apr 2017 00:00
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Cheshari Jacob takes Hannover, second win in a row for Souad Ait Salem

21 Apr 2015 11:05
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Cheshari Jacob and Souad Ait Salem won the 25th edition of the HAJ Hannover Marathon on Sunday. In very good weather conditions 31 year-old Kenyan Jacob clocked 2:09:32. In a close finish Ethiopia’s Chala Bekele had been in the lead briefly in the final kilometre but then had to settle for second in 2:09:42. Martin Kosgey of Kenya also ran a

Henry Chirchir sprinted to victory at the 2014 TUI Hannover Marathon; Souad Ait Salem won the women's race

28 Apr 2014 23:25
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Henry Chirchir from Kenya finished the marathon in a sprint. He crossed the finish line in 2:11:30, just before Francis Bowen (Kenya) who was credited with the same time, but finished second. Evans Ruto (Kenya) who had won the race in 2009 finished third. Marathon was Henry Chirchir’s first victory in a marathon. In the ladies race, the victory goes to

Lusapho April and Olena Burkovska Break Course Records Despite Warm Temperatures

05 May 2013 18:00
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Despite warm weather conditions both course records were broken in the TUI Marathon Hannover: South Africa’s Lusapho April clocked 2:08:32 while Ukraine’s Olena Burkovska crossed the line in 2:27:07. While temperatures climbed to over 20 Celsius during the final part of the race both winners ran the second half faster than the first and improved their personal bests. Adding races at

Former Winners Kiptum and April Go for Course Record in Hannover

03 May 2013 11:00
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Germany’s busy spring marathon season will see its final race of international significance this Sunday: The TUI Marathon Hannover will have the defending champion Joseph Kiptum on the starting line. The Kenyan, who ran a personal best of 2:09:56 in 2012, will be up against the winner from 2011, Lusapho April. The South African also clocked his PB in Hannover when

Kiptum Versus April: A Duel of Two Champions in Hannover

19 Mar 2013 07:12
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The TUI Marathon Hannover will see a duel of two champions on 5th May. While Kenya’s defending champion Joseph Kiptum returns to the race South Africa’s Lusapho April has also been signed by the organisers. April had won in 2011. It will be the target in the women’s race to finally improve the course record to a time well under 2:30.

Joseph Kiptum and Natalya Puchkova Take Hanover After Thrilling Finishes

07 May 2012 10:40
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Two thrilling finishes that went right to the wire marked the TUI Marathon Hanover on Sunday. In the men’s race a fascinating battle for victory ended with a triumph for Joseph Kiptum (Kenya), who just held off Ethiopia’s Megersa Bacha Chikuala. Both clocked 2:09:56. Little more than 20 minutes later spectators witnessed another finish where the first two were given the