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Two World records**, a winner’s payment of US$30,000 and a World record bonus of US$50,000 can be described as a near perfect day for Holland’s Lornah Kiplagat at the IAAF World Road Running Championships which were contested today in this north eastern Italian city.
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A confident Kiplagat absorbs her perfect day in Udine

Two World records**, a winner’s payment of US$30,000 and a World record bonus of US$50,000 can be described as a near perfect day for Holland’s Lornah Kiplagat at the IAAF World Road Running Championships which were contested today in this north eastern Italian city.... Read More

Lornah Kiplagat having insisted in midweek that 20 kilometres and the Half Marathon were her best racing distances proved her self-belief with a stunning performance at the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine.
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1:06:25 World Half Marathon Record for Kiplagat in Udine - Women's Race Report

Lornah Kiplagat having insisted in midweek that 20 kilometres and the Half Marathon were her best racing distances proved her self-belief with a stunning performance at the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine.... Read More

sided hill on which Udine castle imposingly stands provided a colourful backdrop to the finishing straight of the IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine’s Piazza 1st Maggio. Hundreds of flag waving Eritrean fans, who had travelled the 650km from the large national ex-pat community which is situated in Rome, packed its grassy banks, exuberantly celebrating each time the leading pack of men’s runners past into their view.
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‘It felt like the whole of Eritrea was running with me’ - Tadese

sided hill on which Udine castle imposingly stands provided a colourful backdrop to the finishing straight of the IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine’s Piazza 1st Maggio. Hundreds of flag waving Eritrean fans, who had travelled the 650km from the large national ex-pat community which is situated in Rome, packed its grassy banks, exuberantly celebrating each time the leading pack of men’s runners past into their view.... Read More

Kicking from a tight four man pack in the 57th minute, Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea successfully defended his title at the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine, Italy, today.
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Tadese successfully defends in Udine – Men's Race Report

Kicking from a tight four man pack in the 57th minute, Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea successfully defended his title at the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine, Italy, today.... Read More

The IAAF / LOC Press Conference on the eve of the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships was held today at Udine's Castello, or castle.
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IAAF World Road Running Championships - athlete press conference quotes

The IAAF / LOC Press Conference on the eve of the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships was held today at Udine's Castello, or castle.... Read More

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News13 Oct 2007

Sato the standout in Japanese line-up in Udine

The Japanese team for tomorrow’s 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships, Udine, Italy (14 October) was selected from the top finishers of the All Japan Corporate team Half Marathon Championships in March, Sendai Half Marathon in May, and the Sapporo Half Marathon in July.

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Previews12 Oct 2007

Men’s Race PREVIEW - IAAF World Road Running Championships

When the guns signals the start of the men’s race at the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships at 1030hrs (GMT +2hrs) on Sunday morning, 14 October, it will also launch one of the most anticipated road running battles of the year: defending champion Zersenay Tadesse vs. World record holder Sammy Wanjiru over the Half Marathon distance.

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Previews12 Oct 2007

Women’s Race PREVIEW - IAAF World Road Running Championships

Lornah Kiplagat believes she is ready to defend her women’s race title at the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships which gets underway at 1200hrs (GMT +2hrs) on Sunday 14 October in the north east Italian city of Udine.

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News12 Oct 2007

Udine – a weekend of road running action and discussion

The 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships which take place on Sunday 14 October are at the competitive eye of a storm of road running action and discussion which is take placing in the Northern Italian city of Udine.

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News12 Oct 2007

Start List - World Road Running Champs

The Start Lists for the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships which take place in Udine, Italy on Sunday 14 October are now available on the IAAF Website.

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News10 Oct 2007

Musyoki, three-times sub-60 in 2007, is ready to surprise in Udine

Kenyan Patrick Makau Musyoki hopes to elevate himself from an also ran at the 2006 IAAF World Road Running Championships to the podium for this year’s event in Udine, Italy on Sunday (14).

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News10 Oct 2007

$245,000 Prize Money + $50,000 World record bonus at stake in Udine

A total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF at this Sunday's 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships, Udine, Italy (14 October) which is being contested over the Half Marathon distance.

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News09 Oct 2007

New York champion Marilson dos Santos to lead Latin American charge in Udine

Brazil's 2006 New York Marathon winner Marilson dos Santos leads the Latin American charge for the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships, to be held this Sunday (14) in Udine, Italy.

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News08 Oct 2007

Merga to lead Ethiopia’s challenge in Udine

Africa Games men’s Half Marathon champion Deriba Merga is the leading men’s name in Ethiopia’s team of nine athletes (five men / four women) selected for the 2nd IAAF World Road Running Championships in Udine, Italy (14 October 2007) which will be contested over the half marathon address.

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News08 Oct 2007

Kastor wins USA Women's 10 km Championship

2004 Olympic Marathon bronze medalist Deena Kastor cruised to victory at the 2007 USA Women's 10 km Championship, running 32:01 today at the Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women in Boston.

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News07 Oct 2007

Marwa promises much for Udine but Mosop, back from injury, takes 10k win

Kenya's Moses Mosop is back. The Kenyan, 2005 World 10,000m bronze medallist and the World XC silver medallist earlier this year won the 61st edition of the Giro al Sas, 10.5km road race held yesterday night (6) in Trento.

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News04 Oct 2007

Fast course, historic connections – Udine prepares to welcome the world

When the northern Italian city of Udine hosts the 2007 IAAF World Road Running Championships on Sunday 14 October it will mark the second occasion on which Italy has hosted this annual battle for world road running supremacy.

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