Robertson Wins Crescent City

04/02/2018 - 15:36

NEW ORLEANS — Jake Robertson, 28, of New Zealand, repeated as champion of the Crescent City Classic on Saturday, March 31, winning in 27:28. Second and third went to Kenyans John Meritu (28:14) and Edwin Soi (28:18).

A highlight performance was made by Kevin Castille, 46, of Lafayette, who set a new masters record of 29:14.

The top three females were Kenyans: Monicah Ngiuge (32:05), Iveen Chepekemoi (32:28), and Hiwot Ayalew (32:31).

Robertson’s victorious performance tied the New Zealand national 10K record held by his twin brother.

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