Elly Rono

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Elly Rono (born May 5, 1970) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner. Rono attended the University of Southern Indiana where he was an NCAA Division II champion in cross country, the indoor 5,000 metres, and the outdoor 10,000 metres.[1] He is a two-time winner of the California International Marathon.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
2000 California International Marathon Sacramento, United States 1st Marathon 2:15:38
2001 Pittsburgh Marathon Pittsburgh, United States 1st Marathon 2:17:15
Naples Half Marathon Naples, Florida, United States 1st Half-marathon 1:04:56
2002 Grandma's Marathon Duluth, United States 1st Marathon 2:10:57
Richmond Marathon Richmond, United States 1st Marathon 2:16:02
California International Marathon Sacramento, United States 1st Marathon 2:11:56
2003 Richmond Marathon Richmond, United States 1st Marathon 2:15:36
Naples Half Marathon Naples, Florida, United States 1st Half-marathon 1:04:56
2004 National Capital Marathon Ottawa, Canada 1st Marathon 2:11:47.4
Richmond Marathon Richmond, United States 1st Marathon 2:17:55

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.usi.edu/sports/halloffame/2009_Class.asp
  2. ^ http://www.runcim.org/data/marhistory.html

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