Jacob Kiplimo and Joshua Cheptegei have on Sunday won the 16th edition of the United Airlines NYC Half, America’s largest half-marathon with about 25,000 finishers.

Kiplimo won the Gold after posting 1:01:31 and Cheptegei, in second position, took the silver after posting 1:02:09.

Kiplimo, 22, is the reigning World Athletics half-marathon and cross country champion, and Cheptegei, 26, is the reigning Olympic and World Athletics 10,000m champion.

Meanwhile, Kenya’s Hellen Obiri won the Gold in the Women’s Edition.

Asere Constance Ichuma

Asere Constance Ichuma

Constance Ichuma Asere is a Ugandan Journalist and writer with Plus News Uganda with particular interest in photography, politics, entertainment and sports.

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