Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.

Belainesh Gebre

Citizenship: Ethiopia
Age: 24

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Records

10 km: 31:33 (PeachTree, 2010)
Half Marathon: 1:09:17 (Prague, 2011)
Marathon: 2:26:17 (Chicago, 2011)

2011 Results

10/09/11 Chicago Marathon 4th 2:26:17
07/10/11 Boilermaker 15K 2nd 48:45
07/04/11 Peachtree Road Race 3rd 31:59
06/12/11 North Shore Half Marathon 1st 1:14:51
06/11/11 New York Mini 10 km 3rd 32:10
05/08/11 Prague International Marathon 3rd 2:32:15
04/23/11 Crescent City Classic 10 km 3rd 31:58
04/02/11 Prague Half Marathon 2nd 1:09:17
01/30/11 Houston Marathon 4th 2:34:47

Career Overview

Belainesh Gebre started her career as a strong junior runner representing Ethiopia in the 2005 and 2006 World Junior Championships and the African Championships placing in three top five finishes. After transitioning to marathons in 2010, she ran her personal best at the 2011 Chicago Marathon beating her best time by almost 6 minutes. She finished in 2:26:17. Her great Chicago finish time was of no a surprise to anyone, she had proven in Prague, with her 1:09:17 finish that she was capable of race in the 2:20’s.

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