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Geoffrey Ndungu has won the Dublin City Marathon for the second year running

Updated: Monday, 29 Oct 2012 15:00 | Comments

Ndungu breaks the winning tape to record another success on the streets of Dublin The elite runners go past Trinity College in conditions that were ideal throughout
Ndungu breaks the winning tape to record another success on the streets of Dublin The elite runners go past Trinity College in conditions that were ideal throughout

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Geoffrey Ndungu has won the Dublin City Marathon for the second year running in a time of 2 hours 11 minutes and 9 seconds. The time was outside last year's course record time of 2:08.33.

Paul Pollock from Belfast was the first Irish man home in ninth place in 2:16.30, ahead of Sean Hehir who finished in 2:17.50.

Magdalene Mukunzi was the first woman home in a time of 2:30.46 which was outside the course record of 2:26.13. Maria McCambridge was the first Irish woman through the finishing line in 2:35.28. Luke Jones from Wales won the wheelchair section. 

A record total of 14,300 people registered for this year's race in near perfect conditions.

For the first time in 20 years the event was without a major sponsor and was not televised live this year.

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