Wilson Chebet and Joyce Chepkirui top Honolulu Marathon

15 Dec 2014 13:15
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Starting line in 2006 : 28,000 participantsCredit : Scott Chacon

Wilson Chebet finished the marathon with a win, in a time of 02:15:35. Wilson waited the final miles to pull away from the leading group.
Paul Lonyangata took the second place in 02:16:04 and Geb Abraha the third in 02:16:27.

In the women’s race, Joyce Chepkirui, took the lead most of the race and finished with a wining time of 02:30:23. This is Joyce’s first marathon win.
The second place went to Lisa Nemec in 02:31:35, followed by Isabella Ochichi (02:32:22).

Despite the rain that was falling on the start line, 21,811 runners managed to cross the finish line in Kapiolani Park, keeping the Honolulu Marathon in the list of top marathons in the US and in the world.

Marathon Results

Top 10 Men

1 Wilson Chebet KEN 02:15:35 2 Paul Lonyangata KEN 02:16:04 3 Geb Abraha ETH 02:16:27 4 Benjamin Kolum KEN 02:16:37 5 Yemane Adhane ETH 02:17:54 6 Nicholas Chelimo KEN 02:17:59 7 Taku Harada Nagoya-Shi, Aichi, JPN 02:27:26 8 Julius Arile KEN 02:28:23 9 Tatsuya Ito Kitatsugarugun, Aomori, JPN 02:29:52 10 Hiroki Yamaguchi Toyota-Shi, Aichi, JPN 02:32:09

Top 10 Women

1 Joyce Chepkirui KEN 02:30:23 2 Lisa Nemec HRV 02:31:35 3 Isabella Ochichi KEN 02:32:22 4 Valentina Galimoua RUS 02:32:26 5 Woynishet Girma ETH 02:33:20 6 Ehito Kiros ETH 02:36:57 7 Diane Mukuri BDI 02:37:11 8 Sarah Kiptoo KEN 02:43:51 9 Eri Suzuki Noshiro-Shi, Akita, JPN 02:47:00 10 Eri Okubo JPN 02:52:37

Complete Marathon Results