Kenya's Jepchirchir breaks half-marathon record

Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir has damaged her personal international report for a women-only half of marathon.

The 27-year-old ran one hour 5 mins 16 seconds on the Global Part Marathon Championships in Gdynia, Poland.

Germany’s Melat Yisak Kejeta was once 2nd in 1:05:18 with Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw in 3rd with 1:05:19.

Within the males’s race, Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo claimed victory in a championship report time of 58:49.

Within the females’s race, the highest 3 all ran underneath Jepchirchir’s earlier would report of one:05:34.

The main crew went thru 10km in 30 mins 47 seconds, whilst the probabilities of Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh and Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei suffered once they fell at the 3rd lap as they went on to complete 5th and 6th respectively.

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