Kebede ran 1:21:55 (5:16 pace) which is the 5th fastest all-time. Cheroben ran 1:12:31 (4:40 pace).
Sutume Asefa Kebede and Elizeba Cherono lead the women's field.
Ethiopian Sutume Asefa Kebede won the women's race in 31:49 while the half-marathon was won by Abraham Yano (61:06) and Maryanne Wangari Wanjiru (71:12). At the Giro Media Blenio 10K, Victor Chumo (28:19) got the win.