Former Marathon World Record Holder Patrick Makau Will Race Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon On October 19th

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Press Release
September 19, 2014

VALENCIA. Patrick Makau Musyoki (1985 Manyanzwani, Kenya) will be one of the great stars at the starting line of the Half Marathon Trinidad Alfonso Valencia. The ex World marathon record holder (2:03:38 -Berlin 2011) and sixth half marathon world record (Ras-Al-Khaimah 2009), will be at the starting line of the Valencia race, one of the most prominent names that the organization has prepared to achieve the fastest Marathon in Spain

Paco Borao, president of the SD Correcaminos is satisfied at the same time optimistic about the participation of the Kenyan: “Makau has the opportunity in Valencia  to show their best qualities in the fastest half marathon circuit in Spain last three years”.

The Kenyan athlete hopes to arrive to Valencia in the best fitness of the season. The feelings are on this direction after his great race a month ago in the United States, where hi ran a 10k in 27:57. The confirmation of its presence in Valencia serves to complete a competitive elite board and consolidates Valencia on the Half Marathon TOP 10 in the world like last 3 years.

The presence of a runner like Patrick Makau in the streets of Valencia becomes a special incentive for Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon already begins its countdown to October the 19th when the race will take place. The race now has over 7,000 registered participants, just at the last weeks of the final enrollment period, which will finish on October 5th.

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