Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon

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Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon
DateSeptember
LocationÚstí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Event typeRoad
DistanceHalf marathon
Primary sponsorMattoni
Established2011
Course recordsMen's: 59:14 (2017)
Kenya Barselius Kipyego
Women's: 1:06:06 (2017)
Bahrain Violah Jepchumba
Official siteÚstí nad Labem Half Marathon
Participants2,350 (2019)

The Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon is an annual half marathon race which takes place in September in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic. Known as the Mattoni Ústí Half Marathon, it is a part of RunCzech running circuit.

The course winds through Ústí nad Labem city centre on both banks of Labe river and also through Spolchemie chemical plant. The inaugural edition of the event was held in 2011.[1] In 2013, almost 3 000 runners participated in the race.

The course records are held by Kenya's Barselius Kipyego and Peres Jepchirchir.[2]

Past winners[edit]

Key:   Course record

Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
2011  Philemon Limo (KEN) 1:00:57  Agnes Kiprop (KEN) 1:09:12
2012  Henry Kiplagat (KEN) 1:01:26  Betelhem Moges (ETH) 1:11:51
2013  Philemon Limo (KEN) 1:00:38  Josephine Chepkoech (KEN) 1:09:08
2014  Adugna Takele (ETH) 1:00:45  Correti Jepkoech (KEN) 1:09:35
2015  Merhawi Kesete (ERI) 1:00:58  Peres Jepchirchir (KEN) 1:07:17
2016  Barselius Kipyego (KEN) 59:15  Peres Jepchirchir (KEN) 1:07:24
2017  Barselius Kipyego (KEN) 59:14  Violah Jepchumba (BHR) 1:06:06
2018  Stephen Kiprop (KEN) 59:41  Diana Kipyokei (KEN) 1:07:17
2019  Hendrik Pfeiffer (GER) 1:03:17  Jess Piasecki (GBR) 1:11:34

References[edit]

  1. ^ Limo wins Usti Half Marathon. Time-to-Run. Retrieved on 2012-09-17.
  2. ^ Kipyego sizzles 59:15 in Usti nad Labem. IAAF. Retrieved on 2016-09-17.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°39′36″N 14°02′26″E / 50.6600°N 14.0406°E / 50.6600; 14.0406