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Winning the world cross-country title meant a lot to Joshua Cheptegei. It was redemption for his melt-down at home in Kampala two years ago. It was Uganda’s first senior win at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. And he led his team to a gold medal which was another first.
Features

First global senior title secured, Cheptegei now wants more

Winning the world cross-country title meant a lot to Joshua Cheptegei. It was redemption for his melt-down at home in Kampala two years ago. It was Uganda’s first senior win at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. And he led his team to a gold medal which was another first.... Read More

The Kenyan Championships has long been regarded as the toughest cross-country race on earth.
Features

Having conquered the cross, Obiri turns focus back to track

The Kenyan Championships has long been regarded as the toughest cross-country race on earth.... Read More

For the second time running, Joshua Cheptegei finished the senior men’s race at the World Cross-Country Championships not knowing where he was.
Reports

Senior men's report: Cheptegei dethrones Kamworor and leads Ugandan 1-2 in Aarhus

For the second time running, Joshua Cheptegei finished the senior men’s race at the World Cross-Country Championships not knowing where he was.... Read More

They may not have matched their unprecedented top-six sweep from 2017, but Hellen Obiri ensured the senior women’s crown stayed with Kenya, winning at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.
Reports

Senior women’s report: Dominant Obiri makes history in Aarhus

They may not have matched their unprecedented top-six sweep from 2017, but Hellen Obiri ensured the senior women’s crown stayed with Kenya, winning at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.... Read More

Milkesa Mengesha timed his race to perfection to lead an Ethiopian 1-2 finish in the U20 men’s race at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.
Reports

U20 men’s report: Mengesha leads Ethiopian 1-2 in Aarhus

Milkesa Mengesha timed his race to perfection to lead an Ethiopian 1-2 finish in the U20 men’s race at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019.... Read More

Report30 Mar 2019

U20 women's report: Chebet prevails in dramatic finish in Aarhus

In one of the closest finishes in the history of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Kenya's world U20 5000m champion Beatrice Chebet added the world U20 cross country title to her growing list of honours.

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Report30 Mar 2019

Mixed relay report: Ethiopia gains revenge on Kenya in Aarhus

A storming final leg run from Fantu Worku in the mixed relay at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 gave Ethiopia the first gold medal of the day.

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Series30 Mar 2019

World Athletics Club – Aarhus

Join cross country legends Paul Tergat, Lynn Jennings, John Treacy and Paula Radcliffe as well as some of this year's competitors including Joshua Cheptegei, Courtney Frerichs and Matt Baxter for the inaugural episode of the World Athletics Club.

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News30 Mar 2019

Watch the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019

The IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 will be live streamed on the IAAF's YouTube channel.

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News29 Mar 2019

Mohammed and Nait-Hammou ready for their Athlete Refugee Team debut

Otmane Nait-Hammou is a native Moroccan now living in Stockholm. Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed is from Sudan, currently living in Israel. The pair's very different life paths will converge tomorrow here in Aarhus where they'll make their debut as teammates on the Athlete Refugee Team.

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Feature29 Mar 2019

Steeplers Moller and Frerichs ready to face the Aarhus course challenge

The innovative nature of the course at the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019, taking in the grassy roof of Moesgaard Museum, the hilly surroundings, a mud pit and a section of water as part of the two-kilometre loop, is going to make it a true test of strength. Therefore, the appeal of the Aarhus course to steeplechasers is perhaps no coincidence.

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Press Release29 Mar 2019

World Athletics Plaque design unveiled, six new locations announced

At tonight’s IAAF Dinner ahead of tomorrow’s IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019, IAAF President Sebastian Coe announced the winner of the competition to design the IAAF World Athletics Heritage Plaque.

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Press Release29 Mar 2019

Start lists and biographies available for IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019

Start lists and biographies for the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 are now available.

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Press Release29 Mar 2019

IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 to be broadcast free-to-air across sub-Saharan Africa thanks to TVMS partnership

Kenya, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo are among the 14 African countries able to watch the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark free to air this weekend thanks to deals completed by TV Media Sport (TVMS) and the IAAF.

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News29 Mar 2019

Latest updates - IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019

Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019, which, for the next 48 hours or so will be your one-stop shop for all things Aarhus as we count down to the start of the 43rd edition of the IAAF's oldest world championships.

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News28 Mar 2019

Cross Country legends inspire aspiring pre-teen runners in Aarhus

Capturing the attention of 200 primary school students is a difficult task. Holding their attention can be an impossible chore.

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Feature28 Mar 2019

Snapper Sanchez finds peace where passion and profession meet

Ahora mismo me siento la persona más feliz del mundo. Ya puedo morir en paz. Gracias. Eskerrik asko. “Right now I feel like the happiest person in the world. I can die in peace. Thank you. Thank you.”

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