Titus Tuwei from Kenya sprints to the finish line during the Zhengkai International Marathon in Kaifeng, city of central China's Henan Province on March 26, 2017. Titus Tuwei claimed the men's title with 2:10.14.(Xinhua/Li Bo)
ZHENGZHOU, March1 26 (Xinhua) -- Titus Tuwei from Kenya won the men's title at the Zhengkai Marathon Sunday in two hours 10 minutes and 14 seconds.
"It's my best record and I'm very satisfied with the result. Clear weather and flat road help me to win," said Tuwei, who pocketed 20,000 US dollars in prize money.
Samson Kiptoo Bungei, also from Kenya, was 13 seconds behind in second place. Willy Kiplangat clocked 2:10:50 to round out the podium finish for Kenya.
Gebeyahu Tigist Memuye from Ethiopia won the women's title in 2:27:39.
Zhengkai Marathon was inaugurated in 2006, the only marathon race in China that connects two ancient capitals - Zhengzhou and Kaifeng.