Olomouc Half Marathon

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Olomouc Half Marathon
Date June
Location Olomouc, Czechia
Event type Road
Distance Half marathon
Established 2010
Course records Men 1:00:44
Shami Abdulahi (2011)
Women 1:10:38
Betelhem Moges (2013)
Official site http://www.runczech.com

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

The course circumvents in two large loops city centre of Olomouc. The first edition of the event was held in 2010. In 2013, about 3 500 runners participated in the race.

Past winners[edit]

Key:       Course record

Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
2010  Joseph Maregu (KEN) 1:03:19  Asnakech Mengitsu (ETH) 1:13:12
2011  Shami Abdulahi (ETH) 1:00:44  Netsanet Achamo (ETH) 1:10:41
2012  Nicholas Kipkemboi (KEN) 1:01:48  Yebergual Melese (ETH) 1:11:33
2013  Henry Kiplagat (KEN) 1:03:00  Betelhem Moges (ETH) 1:10:38
2014  Geoffrey Ronoh (KEN) 1:00:17  Edna Kiplagat (KEN) 1:08:53

References[edit]

  1. ^ The RunCzech running league qualifies for its fifth IAAF road race label. Prague International Marathon. Retrieved on 2013-02-23.

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