In her second marathon in six weeks, Brigid Kosgei ran 2:19.15 at the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon,

winning by nearly five minutes.

The Abu Dhabi Marathon is the third global running event hosted in UAE in 2023, after the Dubai Marathon,

and RAK Half Marathon.

Brigid Kosgei, Kenya, is an amazingly talented athlete.

On October 13, 2019, Brigid Kosgei ran 2:14.04 WR at the 2019 Chicago Marathon. This was after

Brigid had won the 2019 London Marathon in 2:18.20.

The Olympic marathon is postponed from 2020 to 2021. In April 2020, Brigid Kosgei won London,

For the second time, in 2:18.20. Brigid took the silver at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

In 2022, Brigid Kosgei won the delayed Tokyo Marathon with a fine of 2:16.20.

Then came Tigist Assefa and the 2:11.52 WR at the 2023 Berlin Marathon on September 25.

Brigid Kosgei ran the NYC Marathon, finishing fourth.

So, how do you end a year when you have had a sub-par race? You run a 2:19.15 win all by your lonesome!

Brigid Kosgei wins at ADNOC Abu Dhabi marathon, her second marathon in six weeks in 2:19.15. @ADNOCADmarathon https://t.co/guDXIHNa2a

— RunBlogRun (@RunBlogRun) December 16, 2023

2023 ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, Women, 1. Brigid Kosgei, KEN, 2:19.15, 2. Hawi Feysa Gejia, ETH, 2:24.03,

3.  Ethlemahu Sintenyehu, ETH, 2:25.30.

Men, 1. Amare Samson, Eritrea, 2:07.10, 2. Leonard Barsoton, KEN, 2:09.37, 3. Ilhem Ozbilen, Turkey, 2:10.16.

Our 2023 ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon Champion, Amare Hailemicael Samson of Eritrea!#RunInAbuDhabi https://t.co/Oh86pzH85M

— ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon (@ADNOCADmarathon) December 16, 2023

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