Felix Kandie took his second marathon win in a row with another personal best in Prague on Sunday. The Kenyan improved to 2:08:32 in the Volkswagen Prague Marathon. Last November Kandie showed his strength to set a 2:10:37 course record in the Athens Marathon. Fellow-Kenyan Evans Chebet was runner-up for the second year in succession with 2:08:50, followed by Ethiopia’s Deribe Robi, who finished in 2:09:05.
Yebrgual Melese of Ethiopia clocked a fine 2:23:49 to win the Volkswagen Prague Marathon. It is the third fastest winning time in the history of the race that was first started in 1995. Portugal’s Sara Moreira took second in her second marathon race with a personal best of 2:24:49, improving on her debut in New York last November by over a minute. Letebrhan Haylay of Ethiopia finished in third with 2:25:24.
10,000 runners entered the Volkswagen Prague Marathon, which is an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.