Kenyan Simon Ndirangu Wins Litchfield Road Race Malika Mejdoub of Morocco, the 2010 women’s win ner, won again

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Kenyan Simon Ndirangu Wins Litchfield Road Race

Malika Mejdoub of Morocco, the 2010 women’s winner, won againSimon Ndirangu of Kenya wins the Litchfield Hills 7.1-mile road race in 34 minutes, 20.8 seconds.

Simon Ndirangu of Kenya wins the Litchfield Hills 7.1-mile road race in 34 minutes, 20.8 seconds. (LORI RILEY / June 10, 2012)

By LORI RILEY, lrileyThe Hartford Courant2:39 p.m. EDT, June 10, 2012

LITCHFIELD—Simon Ndirangu of Kenya took over the lead on the Gallows Lane hill and won the 7.1-mile Litchfield Hills Road Race in 34:20.8 Sunday afternoon.

Henry Rutto of Kenya had led much of the race from the start but Ndirangu pulled ahead in the last mile. Samuel Ndereba of Kenya was second (34:27.1) and Rutto finished third (34:30.3).

Malika Mejdoub of Morocco, the 2010 women’s winner, won again, outkicking Hinut Beyene of Ethiopia in the last 200 meters and winning in 41:17.8. Beyene finished second in 41:20.9.

Posted on June 10, 2012, in Morocco News, Sports and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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