Hellen Obiri Breaks Course Record to Win Great Manchester Run

by | May 25, 2022

Two-time world champion Hellen Obiri clocked a new 10k road personal best and course record to win the Great Manchester Run in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 22 May 2022.

Another notable performance came from Eilish McColgan who finished second in 30:19 smashing the European and Great British record.

Kenya’s national champion in the 10,000m, Ruth Chepngetich, was forced to settle for third place in a time of 30:29.

In the half marathon event, British athletes completed a podium finish as Sarah Webster, Kelly Edwards and Alice Daniel finished first, second and third, respectively.

 

Results: Great Manchester Run Women’s Top 10

1.Hellen Obiri 30:15

2.Eilish McColgan 30:19

3.Ruth Chepngetich 30:29

4.Sharon Lokedi 31:06

5.Sara Hall 31:50

6.Sofiya Yaremchuk 32:36

7.Charlotte Purdue 32:35

8.Stephanie Twell 33:12

9.Lily Partridge 33:33

10.Gerda Steyn 33:42

 

Results: Women’s Half Marathon

1.Sarah Webster 01:16:41

2.Kelly Edwards 01:19:21

3.Alice Daniel 01:20:36

 

Photo 1 Caption: Two-time world champion Hellen Obiri clocked a new 10k road personal best and course record to win the Great Manchester Run in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 22 May 2022. Photo: Great Manchester Run (Facebook)

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