Kenneth Rotich Wins GO! St. Louis Half-Marathon In 63:46
April 13, 2015
LOUIS (MO) – GO! St. Louis, a local not-for-profit organization that specializes in providing fitness events and programs for the region on a year-round basis, announced today that Richard Chelimo, Toledo, OH, won the 2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon with a time of 2:36:11. Chelimo was closely followed by Stanley Boen, Santa Fe, NM, as he ran a 2:26:26. Finishing third was St. Louis athlete Walker Yane, posting a time of 2:37:28. On the women’s side, Andrea Karl, St. Louis, MO crossed the line first with a 2:54:29. Finishing second was Elizabeth Handschy, Eldon, MO, with a 2:57:04, and third was Lauren Delfeld, Gurnee, IL, with a 3:06:20.
In the Half Marathon, Kenneth Rotich won a close battle with Julius Koskei to finish first. Rotich crossed the line in 1:03:46, followed by Koskei at 1:03:48. Finishing third was Geoffrey Kenisi with a 1:05:50. Lilian Mariito won the women’s title with a time of 1:13:35, second place went to Priscah Bartenge, while St. Louis runner Krista Arnold finished third with a time of 1:21:28.
The Marathon Relay was won by Team Off Constantly, which marks the fourth time (2009, 2010, 2011, 2015) they have finished first in the Relay.
In Saturday’s 5K race in Forest Park, Cody Newlon ran a 16:22 to win, while Elizabeth Turner finished with a 18:34 to win the women’s title.
In all, an estimated 25,000 registered for a race at the 15th Annual GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend.
Check out the results http://results.chronotrack.com/event/results/event/event-10218?lc=en
2015 Sponsors: PNC Bank, Express Scripts, Mercy, McCarthy Building Companies, KMOX Radio, Lockton Companies, Big River Running Company, The Staenberg Family Foundation , Michelob ULTRA, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, McBride & Son Homes, Emerson, Drury Hotels, Missouri Lottery, Stupp Bridge Company, Energizer, yurbuds, Chipotle, Absopure, Ameren, Cutter, Dole, Athlinks, Missouri Beef Industry Council, The Pasta House Company, KPMG, Brighton Agency, ESCO, St. Louis Injury & Rehab, Fast Signs of Bridgeton, and Gatorade Endurance.