Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon

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Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon
Date September
Location Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Event type Road
Distance Half marathon
Established 2011
Course records Men 1:00:38
Philemon Limo (2013)
Women 1:09:08
Josephine Chepkoech (2013)
Official site http://www.runczech.com

The Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon is an annual half marathon race which takes place in September in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic. Known as the Mattoni Ústí Half Marathon, it is a part of RunCzech running circuit. In 2013, it was awarded IAAF Silver Label Road Race status.[1]

The course winds through Ústí nad Labem city centre on both banks of Labe river and also through Spolchemie chemical plant. The inaugural edition of the event was held in 2011.[2] In 2013, almost 3 000 runners participated in the race.

The course records are held by Kenya's Philemon Limo and Josephine Chepkoech.[3]

Past winners[edit]

Key:       Course record

Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
2011  Philemon Limo (KEN) 1:00:57  Agnes Kiprop (KEN) 1:09:12
2012  Henry Kiplagat (KEN) 1:01:26  Betelhem Moges (ETH) 1:11:51
2013  Philemon Limo (KEN) 1:00:38  Josephine Chepkoech (KEN) 1:09:08
2014  Adugna Takele (ETH) 1:00:45  Correti Jepkoech (KEN) 1:09:35

References[edit]

  1. ^ The RunCzech running league qualifies for its fifth IAAF road race label. Prague International Marathon. Retrieved on 2013-02-23.
  2. ^ Limo wins Usti Half Marathon. Time-to-Run. Retrieved on 2012-09-17.
  3. ^ Limo and Chepkoech win at the Usti nad Labem Half Marathon. IAAF. Retrieved on 2013-09-21.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°39′36″N 14°02′26″E / 50.6600°N 14.0406°E / 50.6600; 14.0406