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Nyagetari clinches Ndakaini Half Marathon

George Nyagetari clinched the 16th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon

NDAKAINI, Kenya, Nov 9 – Ngong based athlete George Nyagetari clinched the 16th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon on his debut after clocking a time of 1:10:32 in the 21-kilometer race on Saturday.

Speaking after the race, Nyagetari said he was happy with today’s victory, adding that he will now focus his attention on the remainder of the season.

“It was a tough race, but I have prepared myself for this kind of terrain. I am delighted to have the victory on my first outing here and look forward to the remainder of the year,” he said.

The women category was won by Rebecca Wanjiru from Nyadarua who clocked 1:45:28 while the first and second runner-up registered 1:56:58 and 1:59:05 respectively.

The 10-kilometer race was won by Peter Wahome and Evalyne Kamau while the 5 kilometer race was won by Johnson Mbugua and Faith Kyala.

In the subsequent 10KMs corporate race, Timaflor were winners with a combined 31 points while the Kenya Forest Service team came in second as the Citizen TV team finished third.

The annual Ndakaini Half Marathon which is now in its 16th year was started under the auspices of the Ndakaini Dam Environment Conservation Association (NDEKA) with a purpose of raising funds towards conserving Ndakaini Dam’s catchment area.

The event features the challenging 21km race, the scenic 10km course and the 5km family fun run.

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