Alphonce Kigen and Everlyne Chirchir emerged as the champions of the 20th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon, which took place in the capital and attracted over 22,000 participants.
Kigen led the men’s race with a time of 2:10:18, followed closely by Moses Mwangi and Patrick Kipchirchir.
In the women’s event, Chirchir clocked an impressive 2:24:31, with Martha Simiyu and Aurelia Cherotich securing the second and third places, respectively.
The half marathon saw Justus Kiprop and Jackline Chelal take top honours in the men’s and women’s races, respectively.
Stanley Njihia and Loice Chemung claimed victory in the men’s and women’s 10km races.
The event, held at Uhuru Gardens along Langata Road, marked its third consecutive year at this venue.
The 20th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon 2023 was held under the theme “20 years of running,” marking two decades of the Bank’s commitment to delivering a premier, IAAF-accredited international mass participation sporting event.
Proceeds from the marathon will be channelled towards the Standard Chartered Futuremakers programs that support future generations to learn, earn, and grow.