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Kenyan wins Health Marathon

Kenyan wins Health Marathon

PHUKET: The winner of the 2nd Phuket Health International Marathon, 2012, on Sunday (July 29) was Sammy Ridrond from Kenya, who completed the run from the Sarasin Bridge to the centre of Phuket Town in just 2 hours and 35 mins.

By Tanyaluk Sakoot

Monday 30 July 2012, 03:15PM

In second place was Suwat Paiboon, a sergeant in the Royal Thai Army Fourth Area, and the first Thai runner to complete the 42-km event.

Two other events, a 10-kilometre mini-marathon and a 4.5-kilometre fun run, took place alongside the main event, with all three races ending outside the Provincial Health Office on Narisorn Rd.

The event was very popular with people from a wide range of nationalities, backgrounds and levels of fitness.

Alison Davie from the UK, a member of the Ultraman team, who came second in the women’s 30-39 category of the mini-marathon, said, I really enjoy running, and all the events in Phuket are well organised and good fun. There are great people at the competitions.”

Full results are expected to be released soon via http://www.phukethealthmarathon.com/

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