Results: Salel, Wacera take top spots in Boston

15 Oct 2015 15:55
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Half Marathon results

Last year’s runner-up Daniel Salel (1:00:56) cut close to a minute from his 2014 time to win this year’s running of the Boston Half Marathon in Massachusetts.
Close to 6,400 runners completed the Emerald Necklace park system course which ends in Franklin Park, one of the oldest parks in the U.S.
Stephen Sambu secured second with a time of 1:01:18.
He finished fourth a year ago.
Eliud Ngetich rounded out the top three at 1:02:40.


For the women, it was Mary Wacera (1:10:21) coming in a second ahead of Cynthia Limo (1:10:22) for first.
Limo repeated in second.
Both finished with times in the overall top 10, at No. 9 and No. 10 respectively.
In a similarly tight race for third, Belaynesh O. Oljira (1:10:41) finished just a few steps ahead of Caroline Rotich (1:10:45).

Top 10 Men

1 Daniel SALEL KEN 1:00:56
2 Stephen SAMBU KEN 1:01:18
3 Eliud NGETICH KEN 1:02:40
4 Eric ASHE USA 1:05:48
5 Raji ASSEFA ETH 1:05:53
6 Brain C. HARVEY USA 1:06:08
7 Nicholas FILIPPAZZO USA 1:08:15
8 Ruben SANCA CPV 1:09:51
9 Joseph P. ST. PIERRE USA 1:13:09
10 Christopher BATTOO TRI 1:14:15

Top 10 Women

1 Mary WACERA KEN 1:10:21
2 Cynthia LIMO KEN 1:10:22
3 Belaynesh O. OLJIRA ETH 1:10:41
4 Caroline ROTICH KEN 1:10:45
5 Beverly RAMOS USA 1:13:51
6 Hellen JEPKURGAT KEN 1:14:01
7 Clara M. SANTUCCI USA 1:14:23
8 Madeline DUHON USA 1:17:22
9 Karen ROA USA 1:08:04
10 Ildiko M. GAAL USA 1:22:03

Complete Results