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36th Honolulu Marathon 2008
  • December 16th, 2008

Winners: Patrick Ivuti and Kiyoko Shimahara

Last Sunday was the 36th Honolulu Marathon.

Chicago Marathon 2007 winner, Patrick Ivuti took home the title this year at the Honolulu Marathon. The 30 year old Kenyan won it convincingly in a time of 2:14:35 hours, some 3 minutes clear of his closest rival. He pocketed $40,000 in prize money.

In fact Kenyan runners took top give spots for the marathon in the men’s category. Stephen Njoroge Kinyanjui was second in a time of 2:17:41 while compatriot Pius Muasa Mutuku could only for settle for third position in a time of 2:17:51.

The women’s category saw the Japanese women dominating top position. Kiyoko Shimahara won the race in a time of 2:32:36 hours. That pocketed her $40,000 richer. The 32 year old runner from Yamaguchi Prefecture, outran her compatriot Kaori Yoshida who could only finish second in a time of 2:34:35.

In a distant third spot was Kenyan women marathoner Alice Timbilili, who finished the race in a time of 2:37:31. Japanese won six of the Top-10 women’s position for the Honolulu marathon.

The annual marathon in Hawaii saw some 23,000 runners which saw rain pouring down at the start of the race, making it a wet event for all.

Men’s Result

1. Patrick Ivuti (KEN), 2:14:35, $40,000
2. Stephen Njoroge Kinyanjui (KEN), 2:17:41, $16,000
3. Pius Muasa Mutuku (KEN), 2:17:51, $10,000
4. Joseph Mutiso Wambua (KEN), 2:19:38, $6000
5. Jimmy Muindi (KEN), 2:21:43, $3000

Women’s Result

1. Kiyoko Shimahara (JPN), 2:32:36, $40,000
2. Kaori Yoshida (JPN), 2:34:35, $16,000
3. Alice Timbilili (KEN), 2:37:31, $10,000
4. Olesya Nurgalieva (RUS), 2:39:13, $6000
5. Alevtina Biktimirova (RUS), 2:45:06, $3000

Official site at HonoluluMarathon.org


Posted by Uncle Sha.
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