More Weekend Road Results: Joshua Cheptegei Wins Scholten Awater Zevenheuvelenloop 15K In 42:39 As Yenew Alamirew Is 3rd (43:09)

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Race Results Weekly(tm)
November 16, 2015; Volume 22, Number 46

Scholten Awater Zevenheuvelenloop 15-K (32nd)
(Seven Hills Run)
Nijmegen, NED; Sunday, November 15
Distance: 15 km, flat certified course
Finishers: 25,547 (up from 25,345 last yer)
Course Records: Men, 41:13 (also WR), Leonard Patrick Komon (KEN), 2010; Women, 46:28 (also WR), Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH), 2009
Weather: Windy and rainy
Race History: http://www.arrs.net/HP_7Hi15.htm
NOTE: Teenager Joshua Cheptegei, the world and African junior 10,000m champion, became the first Ugandan athlete to win this prestigious race.  In the women’s competition, Yenenesh Tilahun battled Jip Vastenburg to the line, with the Ethiopian just edging the Dutchwoman for the win.  Both were timed in 50:05 –Ed.

MEN (gun times) –
1. Joshua Cheptegei, 1996, UGA   42:39 PB
2. Mule Wasihun, ETH             43:02 PB
3. Yenew Alamirew, ETH           43:09
4. Tesfaye Abera, ETH            43:17
5. Yohanes Ghebregergis, ERI     43:35 PB
6. Abdi Nageeye, NED             44:18
7. Ghirmay Ghebreselassie, ERI   44:19 PB
8. Sondre Nordstad Moen, NOR     44:41
9. Nicholas Bor, KEN             44:59
10. Roy Hoornweg, NED             45:00
11. Khalid Choukoud, NED          45:00
12. Youssef Kamali, MAR           45:19
13. Regis Thonon, BEL             46:08
14. Koen Raymaekers, NED          46:12
15. Bart van Nunen, NED           46:13
16. Joeri Wolf, NED               46:23
17. Marius Ionescu, ROM           46:56
18. Koen Naert, BEL               47:07
19. Tecle Mekonen, NED            47:17
20. Patrick Stitzinger, NED       47:48

WOMEN (gun times) –
1. Yenenesh Tilahun, ETH         50:05
2. Jip Vastenburg, NED           50:05 PB
3. Yomogi Akasaka, JPN           51:03
4. Kim Dillen, NED               52:04
5. Charlotte Purdue, GBR         52:18 PB
6. Nonoka Tanaike, JPN           52:28 PB
7. Jamie van Lieshout, NED       52:32
8. Ruth van der Meijden, NED     52:45
9. Mariska Dute, NED             52:59
10. Maiko Seki, JPN               53:13
11. Manuela Soccol, BEL           53:41
12. Nanako Nagura, JPN            54:04
13. Sabine van Reijt, NED         54:11
14. Marije te Raa, NED            54:57
15. Renee Vranken, NED            55:05
16. Miranda Boonstra, 1972, NED   55:11

Vodafone Istanbul Marathon (37th)
Istanbul, TUR; Sunday, November 15
Distances: 42.195 km and 15 km, point-to-point courses with about 20m elevation loss
Finishers: Marathon, 2834 (down from 3930 last year).  15-K, 4998 (down from 5835 last year)
Prize Money: Not reported
Records: Marathon, Men, 2:10:42, Vincent Kiplagat (KEN), 2010; Women, 2:27:27, Ashu Kasim (ETH), 2010
Race History: http://www.arrs.net/HP_IstMa.htm
NOTE: Amane Gobena successfully defended her title in the women’s race –Ed.

Marathon (gun times):
MEN –
1. Elijah Kemboi Chelimo, KEN  2:11:17 PB
2. Evans Kiplagat, KEN         2:12:51
3. Silah Kipkemboi Limo, KEN   2:14:02
4. Chakir Boujattaoui, MAR     2:17:04
5. Bekir Karayel, TUR          2:19:56
6. Ketema Amensisa Tadese, ETH 2:23:06
7. Mert Girmalegesse, TUR      2:23:15

WOMEN –
1. Amane Gobena, ETH           2:31:58
2. Zerfie Limeneh Tadese, ETH  2:40:53
3. Meryem Erdogan, TUR         2:46:42
4. Seyma Yildiz, TUR           2:50:41
5. Sultan Haydar, TUR          2:54:22

15-K (gun times):
MEN –
1. Benard Cheruiyot Sang, KEN    43:29
2. Asefa Tefera Mengisa, ETH     43:29
3. Yohans Mekasha Tadesse, ETH   43:41
4. Gojjah Belyineh Ayaye, ETH    43:45
5. Amos Kibitok, KEN             43:47
6. Kimutai Kiplimo, KEN          44:07
7. Mark Kosgey Kiptoo, KEN       44:26
8. Hasan Pak, TUR                45:08

WOMEN –
1. Ruti Aga Sora, ETH            49:45
2. Gladys Chemweno, KEN          49:46
3. Betty Wilson Lempus, KEN      50:05
4. Alla Kulyatina, RUS           50:50
5. Zinash Debebe Getachew, ETH   51:11
6. Ozlem Kaya, TUR           51:26


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