YINCHUAN China (Xinhua) --
Kenyan runners took both the titles of the 7th
International Marathon of Ningxia (Wuzhong) Yellow River Coast
on Sunday in the Wuzhong city of northwest China’s Ningxia
Cheruiyot took the men’s crown in 2 hours 26 minutes and 6
seconds, while Nancy Chepkurui snatched the women’s title in
In the men’s race,
Chinese runner Yang Lufeng finished fifth in 2:44:45.
According to the
local organizers, the event, featuring marathon, half marathon
and mini-marathon, attracted some 20,000 runners, including 44
Ningxia region now has two international marathon races. The
2018 Yinchuan International Marathon kicked off on May 20 and
attracted more than 23,000 athletes from China, South Korea,
Ethiopia and Kenya.