More than 15,000 runners hit the streets in Colombia for Sunday’s Bogota Half Marathon, and 29,000 more participated in the 10K race as part of the event.
Kenya swept the men’s podium led by Geoffrey Kipsang’s 1:03:18 effort, followed by Dickson Chumba (1:04:10) and Kimutai Kiplimo (1:04:27). Kipsang won the race last year and in 2012 and 2013, he placed third at the Berlin Marathon.
Kenyan Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon (2006, 2013, 2014), claimed victory in the women’s race with a time of 1:13:39. Ethiopians Mare Dibaba (1:15:34) and Gelete Burka (1:15:38) finished second and third.