Kenyan Kariuki Wins MTN Kampala Marathon


In the full marathon, shop Kenyans took the top three places, viagra while in the half marathon, order the Kenyan stars scooped the top position.

Rwanda was the third, before the first Ugandan came home. The marathon winner walked off with sh16m, while the half marathon winner took home sh4.5m. Dorcus Inzikuru swept the women’s 21km race.

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MTN Kampala marathon

Men Results

Full marathon 42.198km

1. Kariuki James Mbugua (UGA) 2:16:46

2. James Yatich (KEN) 2:18:48

3.Kipruto Ernest Kibor (KEN) 2:19:08

4. Jean Piere Mvuyekure (RWA) 2:19:18

5. Moses Cherop (UGA) 2:2142

Half Marathon results

1. Onesmus Kikoech Serem (KEN) 1:05:07

2. Robert Kajuga (RWA) 1:05:20

3. Jackson Kiprop (UGA) 1:02:25

4. Daniel Rotich (UGA) 1:05:31

5. Alfred Kiptoyek (UGA) 1:07:01

Kenyan James Kariuki counted himself lucky, and thanked Ugandan coach Ronnie Kasirye for giving him the winning tips in the race which he won by 2 minutes.

Scared of Kipruto Ernest Kibor- who finished third, Kariuki got an advantage after the Ugandan duo of Francis Musani and Joseph Nsubuga fell from the top pack and it remained a competition of three Kenyan.

With his good running style, he was told how to run with ease, go uphill and also slope and in the end he raced to victory with ease.

“I was scared of Kipruto but the coach helped me,” he said before looking for Kasirye to thank him.

In the half marathon, it was tight race for the top four, who stayed in the lead pack until they came to sprint towards the finish in the last 500m.

It was here that Kenya’s Onesmus Kikoech Serem won, beating Rwandan Robert Kajuga by 13 seconds before Ugandan Kiprop and Rotich followed.


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