Ben Flanagan takes 2018 Falmouth RR mens’ elite race! photo by PhotoRun.net
Caroline Chepkoech defends her 2017 title at Falmouth RR, photo by PhotoRun.net
Chepkoech and Flanagan
FALMOUTH (USA, Aug 18-19): Caroline Chepkoech defended her title in the Falmouth Road Race (7.1 miles) in 35:48 (31:51 at 10km), leading a Kenyan clean sweep ahead of Margaret Wangari (36:43) and Mary Wacera (37:17). Ethiopia’s Buze Diriba was fourth in 38:03, one place ahead of top US finisher Melissa Dock (38:04). Canada’s Ben Flanagan won the men’s race in 32:21 (28:50 at 10km) ahead of Scott Fauble (32:23), Leonard Korir (32:28) and Kenya’s Stephen Sambu (32:32). There were mile wins for Rachel Schneider (4:27.23) over Helen Schlachtenhaufen (4:31.44) and for Craig Engels (3:58.88) over Cristian Soratos (3:59.19) on the Saturday.
Rachel Schneider edges out Helen Schlachtenhaufen in 2018 Falmouth Mile, photo by Photorun.net
Craig Engels defends his mile title, 2018 Falmouth Elite Mile, photo by PhotoRun.net