Mo Farah takes historic victory at Great North Run

08 Sep 2014 04:10
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Credit : Glen Bowman

The 5,000 and 10,000m Olympic champion is the first British runner to win the race in Newcastle since Steve Kenyon in 1985.
The finished the race in 1:00:00, just in front of his training partner Mike Kigen (1:00:00). Marathon Olympic Champion Steven Kiprotich took the third place in 01:01:35.

Last year Mo had finished second behind Kenenisa Bekele.

In the women’s race, Mary Keitany, who had won the 2012 London Marathon topped the podium in 01:05:39. This time equals the course record established by Paula Radcliffe. Gemma Steel finished second in 01:08:13 and Marathon Olympic Champion Tiki Gelana was third in 01:08:45.

Next year, the race will take place on September 13th.

Top 10 Men

1 MO FARAH 01:00:00
2 MIKE KIGEN 01:00:00
3 STEPHEN KIPROTICH 01:01:35
4 TARIKU BEKELE 01:01:39
5 THOMAS AYEKO 01:02:13
6 ANDY VERNON 01:02:46
7 HIROAKI SANO 01:03:01
8 PAULO PAULA 01:03:58
9 JONNY HAY 01:04:09
10 MASATO KIKUCHI 01:04:18

Top 10 Ladies

1 MARY KEITANY 01:05:39
2 GEMMA STEEL 01:08:13
3 TIKI GELANA 01:08:45
4 CAROLINE KILEL 01:09:10
5 EDNA KIPLAGAT 01:10:37
6 POLLINE WANJIKU 01:10:46
7 RISA TAKENAKA 01:11:11
8 CHARLOTTE PURDUE 01:11:43
9 HARUNA TAKADA 01:12:20
10 SUSAN PARTRIDGE 01:12:28