The Kenyan Robert Chemosin breaks the race record setting a new one: 1h03’31”. The Venetian Giovanna Pizzato wins the women section.

The Kenyan Robert Chemosin lived up the expectations of the day before the half marathon and won the 2nd Moonlight Half Marathon setting the new race record: 1h03’31”, lowering the record of Ruggero Pertile who won the last year first edition of the race in 1h07’17”. The second place went to the Moroccan Ahmed Nasef (1h04’30”) followed by the countryman Issam Zaid (1h04’58”). Robert Chemosin is a Kenyan young runner of the Renato Canova Group who ran his third half marathon and ran in Italy for the first time. His race was very good and he decided the race between the 14th and the 15th Km when he overtook the others of the leading group and left the Moroccans right behind. In the women race, clear victory of the Venetian Giovanna Pizzato who won the half marathon in 1h23’22” beating the Moroccan Siham Laaraichi (1h24’36”) and Maurizia Cunico (1h25’00”) from Vicenza.

The race started at 7:45 p.m. at Lungomare San Felice in Cavallino Treporti and in Piazza Mazzini many people awaited the runners to cheer them on while passing through the finish line.

 

MEN RANKING LIST
1) Robert Chemosin (KEN )1h03’31”
2) Ahmed Nasef (Fanfulla Lodigiana) 1h04’30”
3) Issam Zaid (Pol.Rocco Scotellaro)1h04’58”
4) Giancarlo Simion (Silca Ultralite) 1h12’09”
5) Paolo Sandali (Fartlek Ostia) 1h12’51”

WOMEN RANKING LIST
1) Giovanna Pizzato (Essetre Running) 1h23’22”
2) Siham Laaraichi (Cus Parma) 1h24’36”
3) Maurizia Cunico (GS Alpini Vicenza) 1h25’00"
4) Ambra Vecchiato (Atl. Audace) 1h27’01”
5) Lorena Di Vito (Pro Patria Milano) 1h28’24”