26 years old Peter Mwaniki from Kenya will fly back home to with a whopping 75,000ghc in his account for winning the eight edition of the KGL Millennium Marathon.
He made a time of 1:03:00 beating record holder, Ishmael Arthur from the Ghana Armed Forces who placed fifth and Atia Koogo who won the Homowo Marathon taking the third position.
The Kenyan was very happy after the race as it was his first time in the Millennium Marathon.
“I am here because I have been training very hard towards this competition. This is the first time I am participating so let’s hope I come back next year,” he told me media.
Another Kenyan Sosteov Kipchirchir was second in a time of 1:4:26 while University of Education’s student-athlete, Koogo Atia placed third in 1:06:32. Philip Cheruiyot Kangogo was fourth.
In the female category, Kenya’s Lilian Lelei Jeokemboi finished first in a time of 1:11:19. Valary Aiyabei was second and Eunice Nyawira Muchri was third, Juan Jeruto was fourth and Sakat Lariba took the fifth position.