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Kogo, Biruk win News & Sentinel Half Marathon

By: Rich Donnelly & Jim Wharton Email
By: Rich Donnelly & Jim Wharton Email
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Julius Kogo may be from Kenya, but Parkersburg is like his second home.

Kogo successfully defended the men's championship at the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Half Marathon.

Kogo ran away from the field with a time of 1:03:32 to earn his fourth half marathon here in Parkersburg

The women's crown goes to Konjit Biruk...Her time came to 1:14:29.
She lead a sweep of the top 3 places by Ethiopian athletes

Men's Top 10

1. Julius Kogo
2. Aschalew Mekete Neguse
3. Julius Kibet Koskei
4. Haile Tegegn
5. Kiprono Kurgat
6. Eliud Ngetich
7. Lamech Mokona Mosoti
8. Stephen Sirma
9. Patrick Cheptoek
10. Daniel Kipkoech

Women's Top 10

1. Konjit Biruk
2. Almaz Negede Fekade
3. Waynishet Abebe
4. Aubrey Moskal
5. Stephanie Pezzullo
6. Divina Jepkogei
7. Gretchen McDonough
8. Amber Carter
9. Tammy Slusser
10. Stephanie Williams


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