České Budějovice Half Marathon

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České Budějovice Half Marathon
DateJune
LocationČeské Budějovice, Czech Republic
Event typeRoad
DistanceHalf marathon
Primary sponsorMattoni
Established2012
Course recordsMen:
 Daniel Chebii (KEN) 59:49
Women:
 Agnes Barsosio (ETH) 1:09:53
Official siteOfficial website

The České Budějovice Half Marathon is an annual half marathon race which takes place in early June in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Known as the Mattoni České Budějovice Half Marathon, it is a part of RunCzech running circuit. The race has IAAF Gold Label Road Race status.

The course winds through České Budějovice city centre and along the Vltava river. The inaugural edition of the event was held in 2012. In 2013, almost 2 000 runners participated in the race.

The course records are held by Daniel Chebii and Tadelech Bekele. In 2012, České Budějovice was only the second race in Czech lands to see a half marathon completed below one-hour mark.[1]

Past winners[edit]

Key:   Course record

Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
2012  Daniel Chebii (KEN) 59:49  Tadelech Bekele (ETH) 1:10:54
2013  Tamirat Tola (ETH) 1:02:04  Hurtesa Khedija (ETH) 1:12:11
2014  Geoffrey Kipsang (KEN) 1:00:09  Betelhem Moges (ETH) 1:12:31
2015  Abraham Cheroben (KEN) 1:01:24  Rose Chelimo (KEN) 1:12:01
2016  Barselius Kipyego (KEN) 1:00:30  Ashete Bekere (ETH) 1:10:40
2017  Justus Kangogo (KEN) 1:02:47  Agnes Barsosio (ETH) 1:09:53
2018  Luke Traynor (GBR) 1:03:42  Lilia Fisikowici (MDA) 1:13:20

References[edit]

  1. ^ All-time men's best half-marathon. All-time Athletics. Retrieved on 12 January 2014.

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