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News Archive Zakia Mrisho wins Casablanca Women's race

Casablanca – Tanzania’s Zakia Mrisho ended Morocco’s Zhor El Kamch’s

domination  of the Casablanca women’s race Courir pour le Plaisir

(Run for Fun) today as she crossed the line ahead of 20,000 women in 32

minutes 49 seconds. Five-time winner Zhor El Kamch pulled up halfway

through the race with severe cramps after leading the field through to

the five kilometer point, leaving three contestants in the leading

pack: Mrisho and the two Ethiopian contestants, Adaneche Zekiros Adane

and Letay Negashe Hadish.