Chepkurui Wins ING Bay to Breakers 12K at World Record Note

SAN FRANCISCO – (May 16, 2010) – The 99th ING Bay to Breakers 12K, one of the world’s largest and oldest footraces, made history on Sunday morning with Lineth Chepkurui of Kenya finishing in 38 minutes, 7 seconds, a pending world record, over the point-to-point 7.46 mile USATF certified course. Kenyan Sammy Kitwara, 23, became a back-to-back race champion in 34:15 as he edged countryman Peter Kirui (same time). Last year, Kitwara won and tied the 12K world record in 33:31.

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