Sunday, November 21, 2010

Mari Ozaki Wins Final Kobe Women's Half Marathon

http://www.sanspo.com/sports/news/101121/spg1011211606004-n1.htm

translated and edited by Brett Larner

At the final running of the Kobe National Women's Half Marathon on Nov. 21, Mari Ozaki (Team Noritz) took her first win with a time of 1:11:35. Her teammate Misato Horie was 2nd, 1 minute 10 seconds back. Megumi Seike (Team Sysmex) was 3rd.

The Kobe National Women's Half Marathon is to be replaced with a mass-participation marathon, the Kobe Marathon, which will have its first running next fall. A field limit of 20,000 is expected.

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