Little-known Leonard Barsoton and Valary Aiyabei are the 2019 Kabarak University Half Marathon champions.
Barsoton dominated the field to win the men’s race in one hour, five minutes and 26 seconds while Aiyabei clinched the women’s crown in one hour, 15 minutes and one second.
Barsoton, who was running as individual entrant, said he was using the race as part of preparations for Valencia Half Marathon slated for October 27.
“This race has given me a good challenge ahead of the Valencia Half Marathon race which I am hoping to run under sub 58,” said Barsoton who is based in Tokyo, Japan. Barsoton pocketed Sh150,000.