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The IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen 2014 won the Sport Tourism Digital Marketing Award at the Shannon Group European Sport Tourism Awards on Thursday (14).
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Copenhagen 2014 wins European Sport Tourism Awards

The IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen 2014 won the Sport Tourism Digital Marketing Award at the Shannon Group European Sport Tourism Awards on Thursday (14).... Read More

Statisticians Mirko Jalava and A Lennart Julin look back at the best road running performances of the year.
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2014 end-of-year reviews – road running

Statisticians Mirko Jalava and A Lennart Julin look back at the best road running performances of the year.... Read More

The image of all five of the Kenyan team running in a line at the front of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships women's race, eyes front, arms pumping in unison, will remain in the memory of all who witnessed it on what was, in all senses, a glorious day for running in Copenhagen on Saturday (29).
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Team work pays dividends for Kenya and Cherono

The image of all five of the Kenyan team running in a line at the front of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships women's race, eyes front, arms pumping in unison, will remain in the memory of all who witnessed it on what was, in all senses, a glorious day for running in Copenhagen on Saturday (29).... Read More

No sooner had Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor deposed the dominant half marathon runner of the past decade, Zersenay Tadese, at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships than he was setting his sights even higher – at the world record of 58:23 set by the man who has won five golds and a silver in the past six editions of this event.
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Not content with simply winning, Kamworor is now focused on records

No sooner had Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor deposed the dominant half marathon runner of the past decade, Zersenay Tadese, at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships than he was setting his sights even higher – at the world record of 58:23 set by the man who has won five golds and a silver in the past six editions of this event.... Read More

Kenya, as expected, produced a totally dominant performance in the women’s race at the 2014 IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen as they reclaimed individual and team honours from their Ethiopian rivals.
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Cherono leads historic Kenyan sweep – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Kenya, as expected, produced a totally dominant performance in the women’s race at the 2014 IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen as they reclaimed individual and team honours from their Ethiopian rivals.... Read More

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Report29 Mar 2014

Kamworor surprises Tadese – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Zersenay Tadese, the dominant force in men’s half-marathon running for almost a decade, was finally run out of the medals here at the IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships as he finished fourth in a race won by Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor in 59:07, the world’s fastest time this year.

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News28 Mar 2014

Copenhagen 2014 are first to get IAAF Athletics Better World award, President Diack announces

A day before the IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships start, the organisers of the event in Copenhagen have already found themselves on top of the podium.

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Previews28 Mar 2014

Tadese going for unprecedented sixth win. Men’s preview – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Wilson Kipketer, official ambassador to the IAAF/Al-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, has described the flat and scenic course in Copenhagen, which starts and finishes in front of the National Parliament, as “the perfect setting for making personal bests.”

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Previews28 Mar 2014

Kenya hope to prevail in Copenhagen. Women’s preview – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

The relatively novel aspects of this year’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen – only the second time in the event’s history that it is being held in the spring, and only the second time that the championship race also incorporates a mass participation event following the very first version on Tyneside in 1992 – are likely to be counterbalanced in the women’s race by a return to business as usual on Saturday.

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News28 Mar 2014

Tadese and Kiprop ready to rumble on the streets of Copenhagen

Zersenay Tadese will set out on the streets of Copenhagen in tomorrow’s IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships seeking to extend his unprecedented run of individual success in this event.

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News28 Mar 2014

Bergqvist and Thorkildsen lead IAAF Ambassador Kids’ Clinic in Copenhagen

IAAF Ambassadors Kajsa Bergqvist and Andreas Thorkildsen visited the Hvidovre Stadion in the Copenhagen suburbs on Friday (28) to run a Kids’ Clinic for 24 teenage athletes from around the Danish capital.

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News25 Mar 2014

Copenhagen 2014 official entry lists as at 26 March 2014 – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

The official entry lists for the IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday 29 March 2014, are now available.

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News25 Mar 2014

$245,000 prize money up for grabs – Copenhagen 2014

A total prize purse of US$245,000 will be paid by the IAAF for the men's and women's races at the IAAF/Al-Bank World Half Marathon Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday 29 March 2014.

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News21 Mar 2014

Facts, figures and who to watch in Copenhagen – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

With little more than a week to go to the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in the Danish capital of Copenhagen on 29 March, we take a look at some of the key contenders, as well as some of the more interesting entrants.

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News20 Mar 2014

Electric vehicles and second-hand clothes are Copenhagen’s foot prints – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Light turquoise with a touch of royal blue is probably the most accurate description of the official colour of the 2014 IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships. But green is also an equally appropriate colour for the giant international running event to be held in Copenhagen 29 March.

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News14 Mar 2014

Two weeks to go to Copenhagen – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

With two weeks to go until the 2014 IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, five-time winner Zersenay Tadese has revealed he will be vying for an unprecedented sixth individual gold medal.

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News04 Mar 2014

Kabuu and Kiprop lead Kenya’s team for Copenhagen – IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships

Kenya, the most successful nation in the history of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, has revealed its team for this year’s edition in Copenhagen on 29 March.

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