Alemayehu. who was 24th at last month’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, won in a personal best of 2:33:08, improving by just over a minute.
Fellow Ethiopian Abebech Tsegay, finished second in 2:40:33 and Vivian Jerono of Kenya took third place in 2:42:22.
Kenya’s Peter Kiplagat led a Kenyan team to win the top 3 spots in the men’s event. He came in first in a time of 2:11.44, followed by Patrick Cheruiyot (2:11.50) and Alphonce Kigen (2:12:17).