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Report04 Apr 2021

Chepngetich smashes world half marathon record in Istanbul

World marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich took 29 seconds off the world record to win the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Label road race, clocking a stunning 1:04:02 in the Turkish city on Sunday (4).

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News26 Jan 2021

Kamworor and Obiri added to Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon line-up

The fields for the Ras Al Khamimah Half Marathon continue to go from strength to strength with five-time world champion Geoffrey Kamworor and two-time world 5000m champion Hellen Obiri added to the line-up for the World Athletics Gold Label road race on 19 February.

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Previews29 Dec 2020

Yehualaw and Simiu poised to strike in Madrid

The 56th edition of the San Silvestre Vallecana will be held, as is tradition, on New Year’s Eve in Madrid, but this year there have been some significant changes to the World Athletics Gold Label road race.

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News11 Nov 2020

Defending champions Gemechu and Belihu set to face tough opposition at Delhi Half

Organisers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon have announced that Tsehay Gemechu and Andamlak Belihu will defend their titles at the World Athletics Gold Label road race on Sunday 29 November.

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Previews02 Oct 2020

Defending champions Kipchoge and Kosgei set for titanic clashes in London

He is already the history man of marathon running but Eliud Kipchoge will be chasing another record-breaking milestone when he goes head to head with Ethiopian rival Kenenisa Bekele in Sunday’s 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race.

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News21 Aug 2020

Star-studded fields confirmed for 2020 London Marathon

Organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon have confirmed the full elite fields for the World Athletics Platinum Label road race on Sunday 4 October.

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News08 Nov 2019

Desisa and Chepngetich win 2019 AIMS Best Marathon Runner Awards

World marathon champions Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya were tonight recognised as the male and female recipients of the 2019 ‘Best Marathon Runner’ award by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

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Report28 Sep 2019

Report: women's marathon - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

A first midnight marathon at a World Championships saw Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich earn her first major gold on the floodlit Corniche tonight, clocking 2:32:43 in testing heat and humidity.

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Report28 Apr 2019

Weekend road round-up: Chepngetich sets Japanese all-comers’ record in Gifu, race records fall in Madrid and Krakow

Kenya’s Reuben Kerio and Ethiopia’s Shasho Insermu set race records at the 42nd Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon, crossing the line of the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:08:18 and 2:26:24 respectively on Saturday (27).

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Report25 Jan 2019

Debutant Molla and Chepngetich smash course records in Dubai

Getaneh Molla produced the fastest marathon debut in history to win the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, while Ruth Chepngetich moved up to third on the women’s world all-time list at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Friday (25).

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Report12 Nov 2017

Marathon debutante Chepngetich smashes Turkish all-comers’ record in Istanbul

Despite a 23km/h headwind between the 10th and 26th kilometres, Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich shattered the Turkish all-comers’ record at the Vodafone Istanbul Marathon, winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:22:36.

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Report30 Apr 2017

Chepngetich and Juma break Turkish all-comers’ records at Istanbul Half Marathon

Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich and Tanzania’s Ismail Juma were the surprise winners at the Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, clocking Turkish all-comers’ records of 1:06:19 and 1:00:09 at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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