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The Second Time Around

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My second year doing Standard Chartered KL Marathon. Second time doing the half-marathon at SCKLM. 9th half-marathon to-date, since June 2012.

I went into this just aiming to finish my run. A complete opposite attitude from last year's.

Well,
I wasn't injury riddled last year so I ran a rather comfortable run and finished my first half-marathon at 2:31. I did 2:50 this year (nett time, according to my Timex watch. Gun time was 2:52)I ran without knowing other runners last year, but I've come to know and ran with a whole lot of runners this year. Getting hi's all through the route. :) Thank you everyone for your friendly gestures. ^^It was nice and overcast last year. It was hot and super duper sunny this year.I was very clever. I ran without having breakfast. Then again, breakfast for last year's HM was a pack of Kit-Kat. Wasn't much of a breakfast either. :P Before the race. Met a few people and the very very famous Kak June. I'll do the full marathon nex…

KENNEDY KIPROO LILAN AND ROSE CHEKURUI KOSGEI WIN MEN’S AND WOMEN’S STANDARD CHARTERED KL MARATHON 2013 TITLES

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PRESS RELEASE

Kuala Lumpur, 29 September 2013 – The Standard Chartered KL Marathon crowned this year’s champions Kennedy Kiproo Lilan of Kenya and Rose Chekurui Kosgei from Kenya, who won the Men’s and Women’s Full Marathon with respective times of 02:19:01 and 02:41:05.
Kennedy Kiproo Lilan emerged as the champion at this year’s Standard Chartered KL Marathon. Rose Chekurui Kosgei coming up top in the Women’s Full Marathon Open Category.

The Men’s Full Marathon first runner-up medal with a time of 02:19:35 went to Chelimo Luka Kipkemoi of Kenya just ahead of Kosgei Robert Kilagat from Kenya (02:19:50). Viola Chepleting Bor from Kenya was the second to cross the line in the Women’s Full Marathon with a time of 02:41:26, while Rose Kerubo Nyangacha from Kenya finished third (02:42:31).
Malaysian Full Marathoners were not far behind with Fabian @ Osmond Bin Daimor earning the Full Marathon Malaysian Men’s Title and Yuan Yu Fang taking the Malaysian Women’s category with a time of 02:41:55 an…