Freya Ross runs 12th at Chicago Marathon

freya Ross came 12th in the Chicago Marathon with a fine run that saw the Scot bounce back in style from missing out on the Rio Olympics.

Monday, 10th October 2016, 4:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 4:22 pm
Freya Ross

The 33-year-old Scot was more than a minute quicker than her 2016 best with a time of 2:37.50. But Ross, who is likely run the London Marathon next spring in a bid to qualify for the world championships, was 16 minutes adrift of Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat, who held off sister Edna for victory.

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Their compatriot Abel Kirui won the men’s race in 2:11.23 in a sprint for the line with Dickson Chumba with Britain’s Scott Overall 13th.