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Honolulu Marathon Results 2010

Honolulu Marathon Results 2010 - Nicholas Chelimo of Kenya was first across the finish line this year at the 2010 Honolulu Marathon on the island of Oahu. After 20 miles of running the pack he slowly began to distance himself from the other runners. As Chelimo surged the other runners, Kenyans, dropped one by one. He would finish the course in 2:15:18.

27 year-old Chelimo was all alone after the 22 mile mark with Richard Limo also of Kenya, being his biggest competition and closest competitor. Limo came in with a time of 2:17:18 while Solomon Bushendich was third with a time of 2:19:54, and Gibert Kirwa was fourth with a time of 2:20:58.

Honolulu Marathon Results 2010

Jimmy Muindi came in fifth with a time of 2:22:34. Muindi is a seven time winner of the Honolulu Marathon with his last win coming in 2007 in a time that would have still put him 3rd overall this year.

Marty Muchow of Mililani was the first local finisher in a time of 2:49:15.

For the women, it was a late entry that was almost disqualified that ended up winning the race, which was also her first marathon ever. 22 year old Belainesh Gebre won the event in 2:32:13 beating defending champion Svetlana Zakharova by almost a minute.

Gebre was leading almost the entire race and ran alongside her boyfriend for the whole race. A protest was filed after the race when Zakharova insisted that Gebre’s boyfriend was passing her water and pacing her as her coach giving her illegal assistance.

Honolulu Marathon Results 2010

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