Skip to main content

Kenya wins men's, women's team competition at Bolder Boulder

  • Author:
  • Publish date:

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Isaac Mukundi won the Bolder Boulder 10-kilmeter race Monday as he led Kenya to the international team crown.

The women also captured the team title to give the country its second sweep at one of the nation's largest road races.

The Kenyans also won both team titles in 2001.

Mukundi began to pull away late in the race and finished in 29 minutes, 12.14 seconds, edging Terefe Debela of Ethiopia. Team USA's Diego Estrada finished third as the Americans had four finishers in the top 10 to push the Kenyans.

Scroll to Continue

SI Recommends

Amane Gobena of Ethiopia cruised to the women's crown, finishing in 33:39.87. Miyuki Uehara of Japan was second, while Alisha Williams was the top American finisher in eighth.

There were around 51,000 runners registered for the race.