• Sambu Wins, Lagat Smashes World Masters Record at Great Run Manchester
Kenya's Stephen Sambu was the overall winner at Sunday's Great Run Manchester 10k, while 40 year old running legend, Bernard Lagat, shattered world +40 masters record.
Sambu took the win with a fast time of 27:30 ahead of South Africa's Stephen Mokoka. USA's multiple world championships gold medalist on the track in his 10k debut smashed Haile Gebrselassie's masters world record by cloking 27:48 seconds for third. Lagat also tide Mark Nenow's American 10k road record. Previous record stood at 28:00 mins.
The women's race was won by Kenya's Betsy Saina who finished after 31:49 ahead of Great Britain's Gemma Steel 31:55 and compatriot Edna Kiplagat 31:57.
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