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 MILE
 TIME
SPLIT
ONDORO OSORO
 KHALID
 GHERT THYS
KAHUGU
  N O T E S

1

 4:44

 4:44

 4:45 / 4:45

 4:44 / 4:44

 4:44 / 4:44

 4:44 / 4:44

Leonid Shvetsov leads the first mile with 20 runners within 5 seconds (4:49)

 2

 9:43

 4:59

 9:44 / 4:59

 9:43 / 4:59

 9:43 / 4:59

 9:43 / 4:59

Rabbits Leonid Shvetsov, Philip Tarus, Godfrey Kiprotich, and John Kariuki set the pace. Lawson in lead pack.

 3

 14:37

  4:54

 14:39 / 4:55

 14:38 / 4:55

 14:38 / 4:55

 14:38 / 4:55

 5 K

15:04 15:04 15:06 - 15:06 15:05 - 15:05 15:05 - 15:05 15:06 - 15:06  

 4

 19:26

  4:49

 19:27 / 4:48

 19:26 / 4:48

 19:26 / 4:48

 19:26 / 4:48

 5

 24:15

  4:49

 24:16 / 4:49

 24:15 / 4:49

 24:15 / 4:49

 24:15 / 4:49

 6

 29:01

  4:46

 29:04 / 4:48

 29:02 / 4:47

 29:02 / 4:47

 29:02 / 4:47

 10 K

30:06 15:04 30:10 - 15:04 30:10 - 15:05 30:09 - 15:04 30:10 - 15:04  

 7

 33:54

 4:53

 33:55 / 4:51

 33:55 / 4:53

 33:55 / 4:53

 33:55 / 4:53

 8

 38:46

 4:52

 38:49 / 4:54

 38:49 / 4:54

 38:49 / 4:54

 38:49 / 4:54

 9

 43:34

 4:48

 43:35 / 4:56

 43:35 / 4:54

 43:35 / 4:54

 43:35 / 4:54

 15 K

45:04 14:57 45:07 - 14:57 45:06 - 14:56 45:06 - 14:57 45:08 - 14:58  

 10

 48:22

 4:48

 48:23 / 4:48

 48:22 / 4:47

 48:22 / 4:47

 48:23 / 4:48

 11

 53:20

 4:58

 53:20 / 4:57

 53:20 / 4:58

 53:20 / 4:58

 53:21 / 4:58

 12

 58:12

 4:52

 58:14 / 4:54

 58:12 / 4:52

 58:12 / 4:52

 58:12 / 4:51

Tarus and Shvetsov lead

 20 K

60:08 15:04 60:11 - 15:04 60:09 - 15:03 60:09 - 15:03 60:10 - 15:02  

 13

 1:02:57

 4:45

 1:02:58 / 4:44

 1:02:57 / 4:45

 1:02:57 / 4:45

 1:02:59 / 4:47

Thys and Khannouchi push the pacers through a quick - slightly downhil mile

 13.1

 1:03:28

 

 1:03:30

 1:03:28

 1:03:28

 1:03:32

Thys 1:03:28, Kahugu 1:03:32, Tanui 1:03:32, Chirchir 1:03:32, Kariuki 1:03:34, Lagat 1:03:38.

 14

 1:07:46

 4:49

 1:07:50 / 4:52

 1:07:48 / 4:51

 1:07:48 / 4:51

 1:07:50 / 4:51

 15

 1:12:36

 4:50

 1:12:37 / 4:47

 1:12:37 / 4:49

 1:12:37 / 4:49

 1:12:38 / 4:48

 25 K

1:15:18 15:10 1:15:18 - 15:07 1:15:18 - 15:09 1:15:18 - 15:09 1:15:18 - 15:08 Out of the well-shaded first half, the bright sun heats-up the runner's a bit, and contributes to the race's slowest 5K segment.

 16

 1:17:33

 4:57

 1:17:36 / 4:59

 1:17:36 / 4:59

 1:17:36 / 4:59

 1:17:36 / 4:59

 17

 1:22:23

4:50

 1:22:24 / 4:48

 1:22:23 / 4:47

 1:22:23 / 4:47

 1:22:23 / 4:47

 18

1:27:18

4:55

1:27:19 / 4:55

1:27:21 / 4:58

1:27:21 / 4:58

1:27:20 / 4:57

 30 K

1:30:26 15:08 1:30:28 - 15:10 1:30:28 - 15:10 1:30:28 - 15:10 1:30:27 - 15:09 Godfrey Kiprotich - the last of the pacers - should earn a bonus for delivering a seven man pack to 30k at under a 3:01/k clip. The pack is 39 seconds up on Khannouchi pace last year.

 19

1:32:13

4:55

1:32:15 / 4:56

1:32:16 / 4:55

1:32:16 / 4:55

1:32:16 / 4:56

Osoro moves to the front through Chinatown, and contemplates making a move - but passes noting "It might get tough at the end."

 20

1:37:10

 4:57

1:37:11 / 4:56

1:37:11 / 4:55

1:37:11 / 4:55

1:37:10 / 4:54

Caution prevails as the pack was content to 'rest' through a 4:57 mile.

 21

1:41:52

4:42

1:41:58 / 4:47

1:41:55 / 4:44

1:41:54 / 4:43

1:41:52 / 4:42

Kahugu bolts to a 4:42 mile that breaks up the pack. Thys stays close with a 4:43, with Khannouchi (4:44) and Osoro (4:47) remain in the chase.

 35 K

1:45:20 14:54 1:45:27 - 14:59 1:45:20 - 14:52 1:45:22 - 14:54 1:45:22 - 14:55 Khannouchi splits a 14:52 and catches Kahugu and is 8m clear of Kahugu and Thys at 35K. Osoro is 40m back.

 22

1:46:36

4:44

1:46:44 / 4:46

1:46:36 / 4:41

1:46:38 / 4:44

1:46:41 / 4:49

Khannouchi runs his fastest mile (4:41) and looks ready to repeat last year's charge - suggesting a mid 2:06 finish

 23

1:51:23

4:47

1:51:30 / 4:46

1:51:23 / 4:47

1:51:31 / 4:53

1:51:37 / 4:56

Khannouchi's stride begins to labor a bit - but a 4:47 mile keeps him 40m ahead of Osoro who edges past Thys.

 24

1:56:16

4:53

1:56:23 / 4:53

1:56:16 / 4:53

1:56:31 / 5:00

1:56:40 / 5:03

Khannouchi maintains 40m lead as he and Osoro both run 4:53s. Thys and Kahugu slip over 5:00 and lose contact.

 40 K

2:00:21 15:01 2:00:27 - 15:00 2:00:21 - 15:01 2:00:48 - 15:26 2:00:59 - 15:37 Khannouchi runs last 10k (30-40) in 29:53 - but his calf gives out with 2K to go. Osoro ran 29:59 - and has a lot left.

 25

2:01:04

4:48

2:01:09 / 4:46

2:01:04 / 4:48

2:01:34 / 5:03

2:01:45 / 5:05

Khannouchi digs deep for a 4:48 mile - but can't shake Osoro who splits 4:46. Thys' quad balks - slowing him to a 5:03.
 26

 2:05:57

 4:53

 2:05:57 / 4:48

2:06:12 / 5:08

2:06:38 / 5:04

2:06:52 / 5:07

Osoro sweeps by the faltering Khannouchi with a mile to go and runs a 4:48 26th mile. Khannouchi limps through a 5:08.

 26.2

2:06:54

57

2:06:54 / 57

2:07:19 / 67

2:07:45 / 67

2:07:59 / 67

Khannouchi Closing splits: 2nd Half 1:03:04; Last 10 M 47:50; Last 10 K - 29:40; Last 5 K 14:42.

Kiprop Last 10 K - 30:49; Ndirangu Last 10 K - 31:16; Lawson Last 10 K - 31:25; Williams Last 10 K - 32:13;

1998 CHICAGO MARATHON INTERACTIVE RACE MAP & REPORT 

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