Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Champs to defend titles*

...Barefoot Frenchman Diallo also in 2018 T&T marathon

BACK IN THE FRAY: Kenya’s Leah Kigen, seen in her final sprint to victory in the 2017 Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon at the Queen’s Park Savannah in January. Kigen, who topped the women’s field in 2:54:46, will be back for the 2018 edition. —Photo: CURTIS CHASE

VENEZUELAN Jose Alejandro Vare and Kenyan Leah Kigen will defend their titles while Sidy Diallo, a Paris-based barefoot runner who has participated in 164 marathons and ultra-marathons, will be among the competitors when the 2018 edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) is run off in January. Whether running or walking, marathon weekend offers something for participants of all levels of fitness and competitiveness. 

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