KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) -- Australian men's middle-distance runner, Darren Wilson broke Kenyan domination by clinching the Open category (aged 18-39) title at the Kuala Lumpur Tower International Towerthon Challenge 2014 held at KL Tower, here, today.
Wilson, 39, crossed the finishing line after running up 2,058 steps (288 metres) with a time of 12 minutes and 23.84 seconds to walk away with RM3,000 cash, a challenge trophy, certificate, gold medal, Wenken product hamper, a month's gym membership and a personal training session at Celebrity Fitness.
Two Kenyan runners - Enock Kipchirchir Kigen and Alex Kipkorit - finished in second and third place after clocking 13:16:38s and 13:46:83s respectively.
The second until the fifth placing received RM2,000, RM1,000, RM800 and RM700 cash respectively, while participants who finished sixth to 10th, each took home an Adabi product hamper and a food hamper.
Kenyan women's runner, Carolyne Jepkosgei Chepkwony took the women's open title after clocking 16:53:63s while national triathlete, Kimberley Yap Fui Li finished in second place (18:09:24s) and another local runner, Tan Mei Wai (21:03:39s) in third place.....