Amazing elite start lists for the Bahrain Night half marathon

Abraham Kiptum setting a new half marathon world record

The inaugural Bahrain half marathon happens tonight the 15th of March and, besides it being the richest half marathon in the world with the winner walking away with $100,000, the start lists are epic!
Twelve men on the list have run under 60 minutes for the half marathon while there are eleven women who have run faster than 1:09:00.
Below is the full elite start list.



Men:
Abraham Kiptum Kenya 58:18
Jemal Yimer Ethiopia 58:33
Abadi Hadis Ethiopia 58:44
Atsedu Tsegay Ethiopia 58:47
Alex Korio Kenya 58:51
Fikadu Haftu Ethiopia 59:08
Bernard Ngeno Kenya 59:22
Morris Gachaga Kenya 59:22
Amedework Walelegn Ethiopia 59:22
El Hassan El Abbassi Bahrain 59:27
Vincent Rono Kenya 59:27
Shadrack Kimining Kenya 59:42
Teshome Mekonen Ethiopia 60:02
Hassan Chani Bahrain 60:23
John Langat Kenya 60:24
Getaneh Molla Ethiopia 60:34
Birhan Nebebew Ethiopia 60:53
Daniel Rotich Uganda 60:59
Abayneh Degu Ethiopia 61:01
Dawit Fikadu Bahrain 61:44
Alemu Bekele Bahrain 61:46
Nelson Kipkosgei Bahrain 62:22
Stephen Mwendwa Kenya 62:55
Women:
Caroline Kipkirui               Kenya   65:07
Senbere Teferi  Ethiopia                65:45
Netsanet Gudeta             Ethiopia                65:45
Brigid Kosgei      Kenya   65:50
Eunice Chumba Bahrain 66:11
Ruth Chepngetich            Kenya   66:19
Pauline Kamulu Kenya   66:56
Meseret Belete                Ethiopia                67:51
Sutume Asefa Kebede  Ethiopia                67:54
Yeshi Kalayu       Ethiopia                67:58
Shitaye Eshete  Bahrain 68:25
Hiwot Ayalew    Ethiopia                71:01
Gladys Kibiwot  Bahrain 76:10



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