2023 Copenhagen Half Marathon results: Edward Cheserek, Irine Cheptai set PBs

Edward Cheserek and Irine Cheptai set personal bests on their way to leading the men and women 2023 Copenhagen Half Marathon results on Sunday. The Top 25 results below shows Edward Cheserek running 59:11 and Irine Cheptai clocking 1:05:53

(Sept. 17) — The 2023 Copenhagen Half Marathon results and report on Sunday, 17 September, as Kenyan runners Edward Cheserek and Irine Cheptai won the men’s and women’s respective titles with a pair of quality runs to set personal bests in the Elite races.

On the men’s side, the top six finishers went faster than 60 minutes today, led by Cheserek, who crossed the finishing line at a new personal best time of 59:11. This was the first time Cheserek was breaking 60 minutes for the half marathon with his previous PB of 1:00:13 set in 2022 in Valencia.

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Following the former Oregon Duck and NCAA standout home on Sunday was his countryman Bernard Koech, who clocked 59:13 in second place. Ethiopia’s Gemechu Dida ran 59:31 for third place and completed the podium.

The women’s 2023 Copenhagen Half Marathon results and report was led by three-time world champion Irine Cheptai from Kenya, who set a new personal best today, stopping the clock at 1:05:53.

Kenyan runners swept the podium in the women’s race with Winfridah Moseti finishing in second place with 1:06:40, followed by countryman Jesca Chelangat, who ran 1:07:03 for third.

Meanwhile, Jacob Sommer Simonsen was top Denmark finisher today, clocking in at 1:03:40 to take the national title and finishing 25th overall.

On the women’s side, the national winner was Carolien Millenaar, who ran 1:14:50 for first-place among the Denmark runners and

2023 Copenhagen Half Marathon results and report – Top 25

Men’s Top 25 Results

RankNameNationTime
1Edward CheserekKenya0:59:11
2Bernard KoechKenya0:59:13
3Gemechu DidaEthiopia0:59:31
4Patrick MosinKenya0:59:35
5Bravin KipropKenya0:59:40
6Isaac KipkemboiKenya0:59:54
7Gerba DibabaEthiopia1:00:10
8Solomon KirwaKenya1:00:25
9Haftamu GebresalaseEthiopia1:00:34
10Emile CairessGreat Britain1:00:52
11Senay FissehatsionEritrea1:00:55
12Hillary KipcoechKenya1:00:57
13Zerei KbromNorway1:00:59
14Abebaw MuniyeEthiopia1:01:06
15Richard KimunyanKenya1:01:35
16Emmanuel BorKenya1:01:46
17Kiros AshenafiEthiopia1:01:51
18Athanas KiokoKenya1:02:00
19Brian KiptooKenya1:02:10
20Diego EstradaUnited States1:02:11
21Mogos TuemauEthiopia1:02:50
22Victor Kipruto TogomKenya1:03:19
23Michael GrasFrance1:03:20
24Andreas VojtaAustria1:03:31
25Jacob Sommer SimonsenDenmark1:03:40

Women’s Top 25 Results

RankNameNationTime
1Irine CheptaiKenya1:05:53
2Winfridah MosetiKenya1:06:40
3Jesca ChelangatKenya1:07:03
4Hawi FeysaEthiopia1:07:18
5Viola CheptooKenya1:07:24
6Karoline Bjerkeli GrøvdalNorway1:07:34
7Gladys ChepkuruiKenya1:07:52
8Sarah ChelangatUganda1:07:59
9Aminet AhmedEthiopia1:08:01
10Susan ChembaiKenya1:09:16
11Alem NigussieEthiopia1:09:19
12Cynthia KosgeiKenya1:09:32
13Emily ChebetKenya1:09:33
14Zewditu AderawEthiopia1:09:41
15Tsige HaileslaseEthiopia1:09:57
16Paskalia JepkogeiKenya1:10:07
17Lily PartridgeGreat Britain1:10:36
18Selam FenteEthiopia1:10:42
19Rebecca LonedoItaly1:10:57
20Mhairi MaclennanGreat Britain1:11:18
21Chloé HerbietBelgium1:11:20
22Matea Parlov KostroCroatia1:11:53
23Beatric MutaiKenya1:12:38
24Philippa BowdenGreat Britain1:12:39
25Sara NestolaItaly1:12:48

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Glen Andrews
Glen Andrews

Glen Andrews is one of World-Track main writers for long distance and marathon running. Andrews, who competed in cross country during his High School and college years finds passion covering these events. He's also run a few marathons in his time, and still hopes to qualify for Boston.

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