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Georgina Rono
Kapsabet, Kenya
Bib #F11

PRONUNCIATION: George-ene-ah Ro-no

AGE: 31 (19May80)

PERSONAL BEST: 2:24:33 (Eindhoven) CR

09Oct11 Eindhoven Marathon 1st 2:24:33 CR
08May11 Hanover Marathon 1st 2:31:19
10Oct10 Carpi Marathon Memorial Enzo Ferrari 3rd 2:30:55
31Jan10 Marrakesh Marathon 2nd 2:34:53
25Oct09 Frankfurt Marathon 6th 2:31:49
12Apr09 Greece Marathon 2nd 2:37:39
26Oct08 Ljubljana Marathon 5th 2:43:10
11May08 Prague International Marathon 4th 2:40:23

Georgina Rono has consistently worked to improve her marathon times and in 2011, she had a breakthrough race with a win at the Eindhoven Marathon. Her time of 2:24:33 was more than a six minute improvement. Rono also won the Hanover Marathon last year and has additionally made the podium in Greece, Marrakesh, and Carpi. She most recently finished second at the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon in a personal best 1:09:06.

Rono trains in Kapsabet near Eldoret. She is married and has two children. She trains with her husband Daniel Koech. Her coach says she is a woman of few words, “so she will let her legs speak at Boston.”