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Brits win in Palma!

by Press Release
Thursday 22nd October 2015
 
 

Race report: Palma de Mallorca Marathon - October 18, 2015

Palma de Mallorca Marathon - October 18, 2015

Palma de Mallorca Marathon 2015 was a fun running festival, including races over three distances (10k, half marathon and marathon). In perfect weather condition, more than 9,500 athletes took part in the event, with a brand new, certified, course that took participants through the city centre and past the main historical monuments of Palma.

Manuel Wyss from Switzerland won the race in a time of 2h43:38 and Sebastiana Llabres from Spain was the first woman in 2h59:18, finishing 8th overall. The Spanish 1,500m champion Isabel Macías was the winning woman in the 10k race (39:18) and local Hugo Rodriguez got a smooth victory in the male category in 34:14. In the half marathon both winners were from Great Britain with Emma Neil and Robert Danson taking the honours in 1h26:30 and 1h12:23 respectively.

The 9,500 participants had a great and fun day of racing. This was a truly international event, with seventy percent of runners from abroad, mostly from Germany and Great Britain. Fourty percent of participants were female, the highest figure in Spain.

With a new name and concept this event brings more than just a marathon to Palma de Mallorca. It offers a full weekend of running, tourism and leisure for beginners or experienced athletes and their families.

Manuel Weyss, winner of the Palma Marathon 2015 explained: “I have enjoyed the full race! The course is tough but spectacular, really stunning, and there were many spectators cheering us. It was like a festival, and the weather was simply perfect for running”

Sebastiana Llabres, female winner of the Palma Marathon: “I’m so happy for the victory, I’m so proud for getting the eightth position overall. The atmosphere has been awesome, and for me as a local, racing at home, it’s so great!”

Palma de Mallorca Marathon - October 18, 2015

The 2016 place will take place on October 16. To find out more visit: www.palmademallorcamarathon.com

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Men's marathon results

1 Manuel Wyss 02:43:38
2 Mats Riekkola 02:43:48
3 Tolo Fiol 02:45:00

 

Women's marathon results

1 Sebastiana Llabres 02:59:18
2 Monika Fischer 03:20:16
3 Verona Bourke 03:20:50

 

Men's half marathon results

1 Robert Danson 01:12:23
2 Nicolai Riechers 1:13:22
3 Tomas Polanski 01:16:17

 

Women's half marathon results

1 Emma Neil 01:27:22
2 Kelsey Walker 01:29:48
3 Pia-Maria Thoma 01:30:27

 

Men's 10k results

1 Hugo Rodríguez 34:14
2 Juan Navarro 34:17
3 Thomas Wright 34:53

 

Women's 10k results

1 Isabel Macias 39:18
2 Beatriz Antolin 39:29
3 Marga Fullana 39:35

 

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