Posso Sports client Tewelde Estifanos Hidru of Eritrea, in his fourth marathon, returned to the site of his debut and came away with his first marathon win and a new PR of 2:10:18. His previous best had been 2:11:47 for second in the 2014 Medibank Melbourne Marathon.
Estifanos followed the pacemakers through a first half in 1:04:08 along with a pack of 10 contenders, but as the pacemakers dropped from the race at 30K, he surged away with a decisive move and progressively in
September 20, 2014
Despite an unusual rainy September morning, the IAAF Silver Label Road Race saw new records set in both men's and women's divisions.
On the men's side, a group of six stayed together late into the race, before Gebo Gameda of Ethiopia was able to surge away to a 2:11:18 course record win. In second was Seboka Dibaba, also of Ethiopia in 2:11:48, which was also under the old course record, while Kenyan Benjamin Kiptoo took third in 2:12
San Francisco, California, USA Posso Sports newcomer, Geoffrey Kenisi Bundi of Kenya, scored an upset victory in the Bay to Breakers 12K. Based in Kenya, Geoffrey broke from the field near the crest of the Hayes Street Hill and cruised to a 200m victory in 35:09 over Emmanuel Bor and Kipruto Kochei, both of Kenya. Posso Sports' team of Eritreans also scored solid results in the first competition in the USA.
On the women's side, Nazret Weldo led the way, claiming 4th place w