We the Best! Kenyans Celebrate Vivian Cheruiyot Frankfurt Marathon Win!

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(Last Updated On: October 30, 2017)
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Kenya’s Vivian Cheryuiot won the top prizes at the 36th edition of the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (29).

Running her second marathon, Cheruiyot dominated the race from the start, going through halfway in 1:10:07, more than two minutes ahead of her rivals before ultimately improving her personal best by 15 seconds.

For much of the race Cheruiyot was on target to break the course record of 2:21:01, reaching 30km in 1:40:14. But strong winds in the latter stages slowed her pace. Cheruiyot said:

“Winning here has boosted my confidence. It was very windy. My body is small and running was hard. I had to knuckle down and thought I could run 2:20. But I am happy with my time. I’m still new to the marathon and can improve.”

This win couldnt have come at  abetter time for Kenyans whom have been having a hard election period.

Many, including President Uhuru Kenyatta have gone to Twitter to celebrate the runner.

 

Congratulations Vivian!

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