10 March 2021, 12pm
In the elite-only race, which took place on a flat pendulum course in the southeast of the city without spectators and under strict hygiene conditions, around 125 athletes were divided into several races. Because Ebenyo missed his start in the A race by a few seconds Samuel Fitwi (GER) was the fastest runner in the world for around an hour, with a time of 28.00. The previous fastest was 28:20, set at altitude in Addis Ababa by Abe Gashahun in January.
Miriam Dattke won the women’s race with a personal best of 31:38 minutes which is also a world leading time. She finished ahead of Bojana Bjeljac, who set a Croatian national record with 32:12, and Laura Hottentrott. Dattke became the fourth fastest German runner of all time over 10km. The Australian Lisa Weightman held the fastest time of the year so far with 31:50.
Daniel Ebenyo finally started in the C run and won it by over two minutes.