By Yohannes Ayalew
Ethiopian Mulu Seboka wins Toronto’s Scotia Bank Marathon. Mulu runs a great race winning at 2:23:15 . She smashes the record by 4 minutes . Mulu Seboka won the same race in Toronto 6 years ago . She told reporters that Haile Gebreselassie was her inspiration to start running .
Mulu and her team mates and the rest of the Athletes were accorded a reception at Rendevous Ethiopian Restaurant in Toronto by mike Kidus . In the Men’s race ,kenya’s korir won the race while Ethiopians Tariku And Shamil finish second and third . Both winners of the race will be awarded $ 20,000.
Same day , a team of individuals from people to people Canada (P2P) run at the marathon to raise fund and awareness . The p2p team was led by the legendary Olympic Winner miruts Yifter