Portugal Half Marathon

Luso Portugal Half Marathon or Luso Meia Maratona de Portugal is an annual half marathon contested every October in Lisbon, Portugal.

Portugal Half Marathon
DateOctober
LocationLisbon, Portugal
Event typeRoad
Distance21 km
Primary sponsorÁgua de Luso
Established2000
Course recordsMen's: 1:00:12 (2019)
Kenya Titus Ekiru
Women's: 1:06:54 (2019)
Kenya Peres Jepchirchir
Official sitePortugal Half Marathon
Participants2,385 finishers (2021)

A new, faster course was established for the race in 2010 and 25 km record holder Mary Keitany duly responded by setting a women's course record of 1:08:46.[1] She returned the following year and defended her title in another women's course record of 1:07:54 hours, while Silas Sang had his third victory in the men's competition.[2]

WinnersEdit

Key:   Course record

Edition Year Men's winner Country Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Country Time (h:m:s)
21st 2021 Gerba Dibaba   Ethiopia 1:01:21 Ethlemahu Sintayehu   Ethiopia 1:10:48
20th 2019 Titus Ekiru   Kenya 1:00:12 Peres Jepchirchir   Kenya 1:06:54
19th 2018 Mustapha El Aziz   Morocco 1:00:16 Yebrgual Melese   Ethiopia 1:07:18
18th 2017 Birhan Nebebew   Ethiopia 1:02:02 Eunice Chumba   Bahrain 1:08:48
17th 2016 Nguse Amlosom   Eritrea 1:02:39 Genet Yalew   Ethiopia 1:10:25
16th 2015 Nguse Amlosom   Eritrea 1:02:38 Beatrice Mutai   Kenya 1:09:50
15th 2014 Stephen Kibet   Kenya 1:01:06 Purity Rionoripo   Kenya 1:11:02
14th[3] 2013 Wilson Kiprop   Kenya 1:00:19 Valeria Straneo   Italy 1:09:21
13th 2012 Martin Lel   Kenya 1:01:28 Priscah Jeptoo   Kenya 1:10:32
12th 2011 Silas Sang   Kenya 1:01:13 Mary Keitany   Kenya 1:07:54
11th 2010 Tadese Tola   Ethiopia 1:01:05 Mary Keitany   Kenya 1:08:46
10th 2009 Silas Sang   Kenya 1:00:20 Helena Kirop   Kenya 1:10:26
9th 2008 Silas Sang   Kenya 1:01:28 Rita Jeptoo   Kenya 1:09:48
8th 2007 Emmanuel Mutai   Kenya 1:01:54 Bezunesh Bekele   Ethiopia 1:10:20
7th 2006 Robert Cheruiyot   Kenya 1:02:51 Pamela Chepchumba   Kenya 1:11:07
6th 2005 Martin Lel   Kenya 1:01:37 Rose Cheruiyot   Kenya 1:12:49
5th 2004 William Kiplagat   Kenya 1:01:38 Margaret Okayo   Kenya 1:09:53
4th 2003 Hendrick Ramaala   South Africa 1:02:10 Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia 1:11:30
3rd 2002 Felix Limo   Kenya 1:02:05 Margaret Okayo   Kenya 1:09:51
2nd 2001 David Makori   Kenya 1:02:18 Fatuma Roba   Ethiopia 1:10:29
1st 2000 David Makori   Kenya 1:01:40 Derartu Tulu   Ethiopia 1:09:09

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fernandes, António Manuel (2010-09-26). Tola and Keitany romp to Half Marathon victories in Lisbon. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-09-27.
  2. ^ Fernandes, Antonio Manuel (2011-09-25). Keitany smashes race record in Lisbon. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ Minshull, Phil (2013-10-06). Wilson Kiprop sets course record at Half Marathon of Portugal in Lisbon. IAAF. Retrieved on 2013-10-06.

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