Friday, May 6, 2016

Korir and Kiptoo Lead Geneva Marathon Elite Field


JRN is back in Switzerland this weekend to cover Sunday's Harmony Geneva Marathon.  An IAAF bronze label race, Geneva features quality men's and women's fields led by 2:07:29 man Ronald Korir (Kenya) and defending women's champion Jane Kiptoo (Kenya).  With good weather in the forecast the course records of 2:11:00 and 2:32:34 should be on for updating.  Look for coverage throughout race weekend.

12th Harmony Geneva Marathon Elite Fields
Geneva, Switzerland, 5/8/16
times listed are 2013-16 bests except where noted

Men
Ronald Korir (Kenya) - 2:07:29 (Frankfurt 2014)
Julius Chepkwony (Kenya) - 2:09:00 (Daegu 2014)
Hailu Shume (Ethiopia) - 2:09:27 (Nice-Cannes 2014)
Nixon Machichim (Kenya) - 2:10:14 (Lyon 2015)
Emmanuel Sikuku (Kenya) - 2:11:20 (Zurich 2014)
Daniel Songok (Kenya) - 2:11:46 (Brescia 2013)
Ronny Kiboos (Kenya) - 2:12:08 (Hefei 2014)
Petro Mamu (Eritrea) - 2:15:54 (Zheng Kai 2015)
Tariku Kinfu (Ethiopia) - debut - 1:03:35 (Remich Half 2015)

Women
Jane Kiptoo (Kenya) - 2:31:08 (Sydney 2014)
Ednah Kimaiyo (Kenya) - 2:31:25 (Rennes 2015)
Martha Komu (France) - 2:33:33 (Paris 2015)
Roze Dereje (Ethiopia) - 2:34:02 (Algiers 2015)
Tesfanesh Denbi (Ethiopia) - 2:34:44 (Dublin 2015)
Helen Jepkurgat (Kenya) - debut - 1:09:56 (Placenza Half 2015)

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