Kenyan Runner Sets New Record For Dublin Marathon
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Over 14,000 Athletes Took Part In The 32nd. Marathon In Dublin
The Dublin Marathon is a marathon run every year in Dublin, Ireland, normally on the last Monday in October, which is a public holiday in Ireland. Held each year since 1980.
Geoffrey NDungu from Kenya has won the 32nd National Lottery Dublin Marathon in a new course record time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 32 seconds. He will receive a prize of €15,000 for winning the race, plus €5,000 for breaking the course record.
Leading Irish man – Sean Connelly from Tallaght at 2 hours and 18 minutes and 51 seconds.
The fastest woman was Helalia Johannes from Namibia in a time of 2 hours, 26 minutes and 13 seconds.
Linda Byrne took the Irish women’s title, coming fifth in a time of 2 hours 36 minutes and 20 seconds
Armagh man Paul Hannon was the first wheelchair athlete to cross the line, repeating his success of last year.