• Impressive Elite Line up set for Valencia Half Marathon

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Men's and women's elite field - Valencia Half Marathon 2016 - Sunday, October 23.

The Men's field will have 12 athletes with personal best marks below 60:00 min. Three of those men have run the half marathon faster then 59 minutes. 

The fastest man in the field is Kenya's Solomon Kirwa, who holds the best time in the world in 2016 of 58:44. Also in the list is Abraham Cheroben of Bahrein, the 2-time champion and the Valencia Half Marathon course record holder with a 58:48 personal best. 

The women's field is also very impressive as 7 sub 70:00 min runners will line up on Sunday, October 23 to race Valencia half marathon. 

The fastest women in the elite field is World season leader Violah Jepchumba of Kenya with 65:51 performance from Prague half marathon. In the field is also defending champion Netsanet Gudeta Kebede of Ethiopia who holds a personal best time of  67:31. 

 

Men's Elite

Athlete Country Nation PB
M YEGO Solomon Kirwa KEN 58:44
M CHEROBEN, Abraham BHN 58:48
M KIBET, Stephen Kosgei KEN 58:54
M ADOLA, Guye ETH 59:06
M IDEMO, Guye Adola ETH 59:06
M KIPYEGO Barselius KEN 59:15
M ALEMU, Hunegnaw Mesfin ETH 59:39
M KOMON, Leonard Patrick KEN 59:14
M KUSURO Geofrey UGA 59:43
M YEGON Geoffrey KEN 59:44
M KETER Kenneth KEN 59:48
M ROTICH Edwin Kipsang KEN 59:59
M EL AZIZ Mustapha MAR 1:00:39
M KIMITEI Wilfred Kimeli KEN 1:02:10
M MOEN Sordre Nordstad NOR 1:02:19
M GITHAE Michael Mugo KEN 1:02:27
M EL HACHIMI Abdelhadi BEL 1:03:49
M MANNINEN Henri Jarkko FIN 1:04:13

Women's Elite Field 

Name

Nation

PB

JEPCHUMBA Violah KEN 1:05:51
DEBELE Worknesh Degefa ETH 1:06:14
JEPCHIRCHIR Peres KEN 1:06:39
KEBEDE Netsanet Gudeta ETH 1:07:31
CHELIMO, Rose KEN 1:08:08
YATOR Gladys Jepkemoi KEN 1:08:39
YUKA Ando JPN 1:09:51
KIYOTA Mao JPN 1:10:31
HAO Xiofan CHN 1:11:24
HE Yinli CHN 1:11:34
NAIGAMBO Beata NAM 1:12:05



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