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Records shattered in Victoria marathon

Victoria, Sunday October 9th, 2011.  Thomas Omwenga was the first one to cross the finish line at the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon on Sunday, at a new corse record time of 2:14:33. - Gunnar Freyr Steinsson photo
Victoria, Sunday October 9th, 2011. Thomas Omwenga was the first one to cross the finish line at the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon on Sunday, at a new corse record time of 2:14:33.
— image credit: Gunnar Freyr Steinsson photo

Thomas Omwenga of Nairobi, Kenya set a new course record today in the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon, with a time of 2:14.33

Second place went to Philip Samoei with a time of 2:25.41.

Top woman finisher was Lucy Njeri of Toronto, clocking a time of 2:37:56, also a course record.

More than 1,400 people ran in the 32nd annual race, which includes the 42-kilometre marathon, the half marathon, eight-kilometre road race and a kids marathon.

 

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