CEBU CITY — Kenyan nationals Richard Mutisya and Joan Jeruto won the men’s and women’s competitions, respectively, of the Cebu City Marathon on Sunday.
Mutisya breasted the tape in 2 hours, 28 minutes, and 41 seconds, while Jeruto swept the women’s event in 3:13:28. Each winner took home the P60,000 winner’s cheque.
The men’s category became a Kenyan-dominated competition as eight of the 10 top spots went to the Kenyans. Aside from Mutisya, other Kenyan top finishers are David Kipuang (2nd place), Fredrick Mathiu (3rd), Philip Rono (4th), Josphat Kiptanui (5th), Abraham Misos (6th), Francis Kakui (7th), and James Meibei (9th). (Read more) See photos