Race Report: 10th Neujahrsmarathon Zurich, Switzerland, 1st January 2014

This race report from the 10th Neujahrsmarathon Zurich was sent to us by the race director, Roger Kaufmann:

The first winners of this first IAAF/AIMS marathon in 2014 are two runners from Switzerland. In the men’s race, Philipp Arnold took over the lead from Marcel Knape (GER) just 3 kilometers before the finish. He finally finished 1:08 minutes in front of Knape. Previous year’s runner-up Christophe Scherno (FRA) finished 3rd this year.

In the women’s race, Astrid Mueller celebrated another start-finish victory. It was her 4th success after 2010, 2011 and 2013. Latifa Mokhrari (FRA) arrived second and Doris Russenberger (SUI) third.

A record number of 815 runners from 36 different countries participated in the various races. 250 of them ran the full midnight marathon, which is a new record as well.

Results

Marathon Men

1. Philipp Arnold SUI 2:43:49
2. Marcel Knape GER 2:44:57
3. Christophe Scherno FRA 2:48:20
4. Arno Loetscher SUI 2:50:12
5. Dirk Joos GER 2:50:18
6. Manfred Scherer GER 2:54:40
7. Marc Fischli SUI 2:56:28
8. Ghislain Droz SUI 2:57:34
9. Roman Gehrig SUI 3:00:34
10. Francois Gervaix SUI 3:03:53

Marathon Women

1. Astrid Mueller SUI 3:10:46
2. Latifa Mokhtari FRA 3:24:05
3. Doris Russenberger SUI 3:39:33
4. Jeannine Iseli SUI 3:43:02
5. Nadia Tosi ITA 3:45:59
6. Gabriela Schenkel SUI 3:51:18
7. Carmen Hildebrand GER 3:57:53
8. Bea Zimmermann SUI 3:58:19
9. Vera Hulsegge NED 3:59:26
10. Jenny Federhen GER 4:02:34

Half Marathon Men

1. Samir Baala FRA 1:13:16
2. Sebastien Treffort FRA 1:16:32
3. Bernhard Eggenschwiler SUI 1:19:42

Half Marathon Women

1. Ezgi Akdesir TUR 1:31:38
2. Friederike Mueller GER 1:33:29
3. Jahaira Olivieri PUR 1:38:33

10 Kilometer Run Men

1. Fabian Dutli SUI 36:58
2. Niklas Rohling GER 37:00
3. Stephan Okle GER 37:10

10 Kilometer Run Women

1. Caroline Roehrl GER 40:33
2. Morgane Crausaz SUI 41:14
3. Alizee Schnegg SUI 41:15

Marathon Relay Race

1. Ducktown Runners 3:01:48

Race Photos

Race Details

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