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• Leonard Korir (61:14) in a Thriller Finish Beats Feyisa Lilesa For the Win in Houston Half Marathon

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The US runner Leonard Korir in a thrilling sprint finish beat Feyisa Lelisa to win Houston Half Marathon Marathon on Sunday, January 14.

Former Kenyan now US citizen, Leonard Korir, clocked 61:14 beating Ethiopian Feyisa Lelisa into second place. 

There was also some drama for third place as Ethiopian Tewelde Ghebru beat his compatriot Fikadu Tsadik. 

The Women's race took Veronicah Wanjiru in an impressive 67:58 as Ethiopia's Dera Yami came in second in 68:68. Top American runner was the 25-year-old  Jordan Hassay who in her half marathon debut took clocked 68:40 for 4th place.

Watch Men's Half Marathon Finish

Top Results Men's Half Marathon

1 » Korir, Leonard (USA) 01:01:14
2 » Lilesa Gemechu, Feyisa (ETH) 01:01:14
3 » Ghebru, Hiskel Tewelde (ETH) 01:01:17
4 » Tsadik, Fikadu (ETH) 01:01:17
5 » Endale, Yigrem Demelash (ETH) 01:01:59
6 » Gebreyohannes Gezahai, Samsom (ERI) 01:02:12
7 » Kipruto, Silas (KEN) 01:02:30
8 » Kirui, Weldon (KEN) 01:03:01
9 » Piedra, Bayron (ECU) 01:03:06
10 » Salel Loyioyio, Daniel (KEN) 01:03:12
11 » Dandena, Kiya (USA) 01:03:13
12 » Puskedra, Luke (USA) 01:03:14
13 » Smith, Scott (USA) 01:03:16
14 » Stinson, Parker (USA) 01:03:17
15 » Droddy, Noah (USA) 01:03:22
16 » Fauble, Scott (USA) 01:03:40
17 » Braun, Aaron (USA) 01:04:01
18 » Mecheso, Girma (ETH) 01:04:23
19 » Bruce, Ben (USA) 01:04:31
20 » Santana Marin, Jose (MEX) 01:04:44

Top Results Women's half marathon
 
1 » Nyaruai Wanjiru, Veronicah (KEN) 01:07:58
2 » Dida Yami, Dera (ETH) 01:08:06
3 » Wacera, Mary (KEN) 01:08:38
4 » Hasay, Jordan (USA) 01:08:40
5 » Daska, Mamitu (ETH) 01:09:01
6 » Haylemariyam, Muliye Dekebo (ETH) 01:09:46
7 » Tuliamuk, Aliphine (USA) 01:09:58
8 » Yator, Gladys (KEN) 01:10:01
9 » Kibet, Elvin (KEN) 01:11:37
10 » Nukuri, Diane (BDI) 01:11:42
11 » Hall, Sara (USA) 01:12:47
12 » Aiyabei, Joan (KEN) 01:12:56
13 » Taylor, Kellyn (USA) 01:13:13
14 » Jochen, Karis (USA) 01:14:52
15 » Weldu Gebrehiwet, Nazret (ERI) 01:14:56
16 » Perez, Madai (MEX) 01:15:16
17 » Philbrook, Lauren (USA) 01:16:31
18 » Bruce, Kelsey (USA) 01:16:35
19 » Weber, Anna (USA) 01:16:46
20 » Atkinson, Kayla (USA) 01:16:58



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