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Parelloop (Pearl Run in English)[1] is an annual 10 kilometres road running competition usually held in late March or early April in Brunssum, Netherlands. The inaugural edition was held in 1989.

Parelloop
Datelate March
LocationBrunssum, Netherlands
Event typeRoad
Distance10K run
Established1989
Course recordsMen's: 27:01 (2009)
Kenya Micah Kogo
Women's: 31:07 (2016)
Kenya Edith Chelimo
Official siteParelloop
Participants118 (2019)

In 2009, Micah Kogo broke the world record for the 10 km road distance, previously held by Haile Gebrselassie.[2] Since the mid-1990s, the competition has been dominated by Kenyan athletes, with only three winners coming from outside the East African nation since 1999.[3]

WinnersEdit

Key:   Course record

Year Men's race Country Time (m:s) Women's race Country Time (m:s)
2019 Mande Bushendich   Uganda 27:56 Evaline Chirchir   Kenya 31:17
2018 Joel Ayeko   Uganda 29:06 Maureen Koster   Netherlands 32:15
2017 Ezra Kering   Kenya 29:21 Naomi Jebet   Kenya 32:07
2016 Wilfred Kimitei   Kenya 28:02 Edith Chelimo   Kenya 31:07
2015 Nicodemus Kipkurui   Kenya 28:29 Maryanne Wanjiru   Kenya 32:21
2014 Philip Langat   Kenya 28:14 Edith Chelimo   Kenya 32:04
2013 James Rungaru   Kenya 28:03 Esther Ndiema   Kenya 31:53
2012 Philip Yego   Kenya 27:50 Esther Ndiema   Kenya 31:33
2011 Micah Kogo   Kenya 27:15 Irina Mikitenko   Germany 32:06
2010 Martin Mathathi   Kenya 27:22 Tabitha Gichia   Kenya 32:57
2009 Micah Kogo   Kenya 27:01 Magdalene Mukunzi   Kenya 32:08
2008 Moses Masai   Kenya 27:22 Nancy Kiprop   Kenya 32:43
2007 Micah Kogo   Kenya 27:07 Hilda Kibet   Kenya 32:24
2006 Ridouane Harroufi   Morocco 29:00 Nadia Ejjafini   Bahrain 31:57
2005 John Kibowen   Kenya 27:51 Eunice Jepkorir   Kenya 32:19
2004 John Kibowen   Kenya 27:59 Hilda Kibet   Kenya 33:25
2003 John Kibowen   Kenya 27:40 Anne Wambui   Kenya 34:08
2002 Philip Mosima   Kenya 28:08 Lenah Cheruiyot   Kenya 31:42
2001 Sammy Kipketer   Kenya 27:18 Pamela Chepchumba   Kenya 31:51
2000 Paul Kosgei   Kenya 27:38 Susan Chepkemei   Kenya 32:25
1999 Paul Koech   Kenya 27:44 Tegla Loroupe   Kenya 31:55
1998 Worku Bikila   Ethiopia 27:31 Susan Chepkemei   Kenya 32:14
1997 Shem Kororia   Kenya 27:37 Nadezhda Wijenberg   Russia 33:25
1996 Thomas Osano   Kenya 28:02 Gabriela Vijverberg   Netherlands 33:42
1995 Simon Lopuyet   Kenya 27:49 Joyce Chepchumba   Kenya 32:43
1994 Rolando Vera   Ecuador 28:16 Marjan Freriks   Netherlands 32:35
1993 Tonnie Dirks   Netherlands 28:36 Carla Beurskens   Netherlands 33:20
1992 John Vermeule   Netherlands 29:02 Stefanija Statkuvienė   Lithuania 32:37
1991 Tonnie Dirks   Netherlands 28:36 Joke Kleijweg   Netherlands 32:44
1990 Jean-Pierre Paumen   Belgium 31:02 Marlie Mariutak   Netherlands 36:23
1989 Alex Rodgers   United Kingdom 35:05 G Cuypers   Netherlands 48:34

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ van Hemert, Wim (2011-04-03). Kogo runs 27:15 on the roads in Brunssum. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-04-09.
  2. ^ Kogo breaks World 10 km record in Brunssum. IAAF (2009-03-29). Retrieved on 2011-04-09.
  3. ^ van Hemert, Wim (et al) (2011-04-04). Parelloop 10 km. Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved on 2011-04-09.
  4. ^ List of winners

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