Mulu Seboka wins Toronto Marathon

Mulu SebokaKenya’s Laban Korir and Ethiopia’s Mulu Seboka triumphed despite frigid temperatures and a headwind at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, winning at the IAAF Silver Label Road Race in 2:08:15 and 2:23:15 respectively on Sunday.

Korir chased down the race leaders in the final three kilometres to win the $20,000 first  prize with Tariku Jufar holding on for second place in 2:08:36 and his Ethiopian compatriot Shami Abdulahi third in 2:08:41.

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The women’s field went out very hard also and it was Kenya’s Rael Kiyara who led them in single file through the early stages before Seboka the 2008 Toronto Waterfront Marathon winner took over, with just her compatriot Amane Gobena for company, just before the halfway point.

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