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Family Bank half marathon champion Joram Lumbasi and Berlin half marathon silver medalist Edith Chelimo, were the winners of 10km road race in Iten on Saturday, as the Safaricom athletics series moved to Elgeyo Marakwet county.

Hundreds of athletes participated as the 8th edition of the annual Safaricom athletics series moved all the way to Elgeyo Marakwet County this weekend.

Joram Lumbasi was the winner of the men’s 10Km Road Race, after posting a time of 28:18.9, Lumbasi was closely followed by Gilbert Masai at 28:20.7 while Emmanuel Bor came in third clocking 28:29.0.

On the other hand, Edith Chelimo was victorious in the women’s race, recording a time of 32:06.7, Valary Ayabei came in second with a time of 32:51.5 while Dorcas Jepchirchir settling for third place with a time of 33:15.0.

Safaricom’s Eldoret representative Richard Alenga promised their continued commitment to supporting athletics from the grassroots level.

Winners of this year’s Iten Road Race walked away with Sh.40, 000, in both the men’s and women’s races.

 

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