Great running by David Mansfield in Rotterdam Marathon

This popular event took place in ideal running conditions with a new course record set by Marius Kipserem of Kenya in 2 hours 4 mins 11 secs. David Mansfield running in this event for the very first time put in a very good performance when finishing a brilliant 28th place in 2 hours 22 mins 6 secs. He went out at a very good pace reaching 10k in 32 mins 45 secs and was at halfway in 69 mins 15 secs. He was the 2nd Irishman to finish, brilliant running.