Wednesday 16 June 2021

Foreigners again dominated the Tamarindo Marathon

As had has been in the last five years, this 12th edition of the Tamarindo marathon was again dominated by foreigners, both male and female.

The Ethiopian Hunde Gezahegn ran first place in the Tamarindo 42 km marathon. Photo: Graciela Solis

The national classic was held this Saturday, starting at 4:30 am, with its classic humidity and around 2,600 participants.

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Colombian Palmenia Agudelo was greeted with applause as she was the first woman to cross the line of 42 km. Photo: Graciela Solis

The Ethiopian Hunde Gezahegn (02:27:47) and the Colombian Palmenia Agudelo (02:57:51) took the finish line without problems, suffering from the climate prevailing in Tamarindo, a characteristic that affects every runner and, above all, foreigners.

Tamarindo’s classic humidity challenged all participants, foreigner and national. Photo: Gabriela Solis

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