Seifu Tura is an Ethiopian racer who set a blistering career best time in the Dubai Marathon in 2018, crossing the line in 2:04:44.
Name: Seifu Tura
Country of Origin: Ethiopia
While his result in the Dubai Marathon was only good for seventh in the race, Tura did win the 2018 Milan Marathon in Italy and the 2018 Shanghai International Marathon in China, giving him a pair of quality victories that he’ll look to build upon in Chicago.
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Tura was a late-addition to the 2019 Chicago Marathon lineup, but a significant one following after fellow Ethiopian runners Getaneh Molla and Herpasa Negasa withdrew from the race.