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Race news Great Freedom Run Egypt’s Fastest Half Marathon

12 January 2023, 4pm

First winner from South Sudan

Yach Majok Koon sets half marathon record in Egypt

Great Freedom Run Egypt’s Fastest Half Marathon
Fri 30 December 2022

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An inaugural Half Marathon record for South Sudan was set in this AIMS-certified event by winner Yach Majok Koon.

It was a day of friendship and happiness as Africans ran from Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and South Sudan ran for peace on the fastest half marathon course in all Egypt and in good weather conditions.

Yach Majok Koon won the race with some brave front running after the 15km point. Judges from the Egyptian Athletic Federation were present at the start/finish line to ensure performances could be ratified. The women’s race was won by Sunia Farroog Hmdan Agago, who clocked 1:29:45. All winners were honoured with gold medals, incorporating the AIMS 40th logo as a good way for the Great Pharaohs Runners Company to celebrate the occasion. Race organiser Ahmed el Nady awarded official certificates to all finishers.

The next edition will be held on 29 Dec 2023. Registration will open from mid-March 2023 with good discounts for early bird registrations.


Half marathon
1 Yach Majok KOON SSD 1:11:34
2 Mohamed Abdalla Ramadan MOHAMED SUD 1:15:14
3 Elguds Elsafi Jebril SALIM SUD 1:18:21
4 Elhadi Yahya Abaker HARAN SUD 1:20:19
5 Mahmoud Hossam El-Din HASSAN EGY 1:26:41
1 Sunia Farroog Hmdan AGAGO SUD 1:29:45
2 Ebtsam Alnema Mohamed AHMED SUD 1:44:58

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