by Michelle Dapper, SWX Anchor/Reporter - bio | email
SPOKANE, WA -- Ethiopian Mamitu Daska, who was second two years ago in the fastest women's race in Bloomsday history, dominated the field to win the 2012 Bloomsday Race.
Daska's time of 38:26 was one second off her pace in 2010, and is the third-best in Bloomsday history, and 7th best in the world.
American Janet Cherobon-Bawcom claimed 2nd place.
1. Mamitu Daska, Ethiopia (38:26) 2. Janet Cherobon-Bawcom, United States (39:23) 3. Jelliah Tinega, Kenya (39:50) 4. Genoveva Kigen, Kenya (39:55) 5. Diane Nukuri-Johnson, Burundi (40:01) 6. Lindsey Scherf, United States (40:41) 7. Stephanie Rothstein, United States (40:51) 8. Allie Kieffer, United States (41:15) 9. Misiker Mekonnin, Ethiopia (42:08) 10. Emily Brown, United States (42:08)
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