Aurélia Filho - Agence AFC
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HALF MARATHON PACKED WITH CHALLENGES AND RECORDS A RUNAWAY SUCCESS
The first runners started the 21.1 km test from the Pont de Sully (Île Saint Louis) at 8 o'clock this morning. Over 46,000 athletes tackled this challenge, the first major running event of the 2023 season. The 31st edition yielded new records in both the men's and the women's races.
RONCER KIPKORIR (MEN) AND SHEILA CHEPKURUI (WOMEN) SMASH THE EVENT RECORDS
The Kenyan Roncer Kipkorir took the 31st Harmonie Mutuelle Semi de Paris in 59:38 —a new record in the men's race, beating the previous best mark of 59:42, established by his countryman Moses Kibet in 2021.
Jimmy Gressier clocked a time of 59:55 to finish third overall as the top French finisher.
Another Kenyan, Sheila Chepkurui, also set a new record of 1:06:01 as she romped to victory in the women's race of the 2023 Harmonie Mutuelle Semi de Paris. The previous record was held by Pauline Njeri, who ran a time of 1:07:55 in 2012.