PENINAH ARUSEI TAKES THE LEAD IN THE WOMEN’S RACE AT THE LISBON HALF MARATHON (LISBON-21ST MARCH, 2010)
Lisbon, Portugal- During the Lisbon Half Marathon that took place in Lisbon on Sunday, 21st March 2010, Kenyan Peninah Arusei took the lead with 1:8:38. Arusei was followed by Ethiopian Askale Tafa, who finished with 1:10:46 and the third position went to Portuguese Fernanda Ribeiro, on a time of 1:12:17.
More than 35,000 people participated in this 20th Edition of the Portuguese race, the oldest half marathon in the world. The athletes ran across the “25 de Abril” Bridge in Lisbon.
Peninah Arusei (centre), winner of the women’s race at the Lisbon Half Marathon 2010
Peninah Arusei, all excited after winning the women’s race at the Lisbon Half Marathon