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Report18 Oct 2020

Palmisano breaks Italian 10km race walk record in Modena, Grovdal clocks 30:32 Norwegian 10km record in Hole

Karoline Bjerkeli Grovdal broke her own national 10km record at the Hytteplanmila 10km in Hole, Norway, on Saturday (17).

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Feature28 Sep 2020

Coach Ruiter on star pupil Cheptegei: ‘He will be the new standard’

When Joshua Cheptegei made history to wipe 1.99 seconds from Kenenisa Bekele’s world 5000m record in Monaco in August, it generated an outpouring of ecstasy in a mild-mannered Dutchman situated some 9000 kilometres away in Uganda.

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Press Release13 May 2020

Ratified: Kipruto’s 5km and 10km world records and Zhoya’s world U20 60m hurdles record

Rhonex Kipruto’s world records over 5km (13:18) and 10km (26:24), as well as Sasha Zhoya’s world indoor U20 60m hurdles record of 7.34 have been ratified.

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Press Release28 Jan 2020

Ratified: Muhammad's world 400m hurdles record, Mahuchikh's world U20 high jump records and Cheptegei's world 10km record

Dalilah Muhammad's world 400m hurdles record of 52.16 and Yaroslava Mahuchikh's world U20 high jump records of 2.02m and 2.04m, all set at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, have now been ratified, along with Joshua Cheptegei's world 10km record of 26:38* and Edward Cheserek's 5km world record-equalling run of 13:29.

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Report12 Jan 2020

Kipruto breaks world 10km record in Valencia

Rhonex Kipruto smashed the world record at the 10k Valencia Ibercaja on Sunday (12), clocking 26:24* to win the World Athletics Gold Label road race.

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Previews10 Jan 2020

Kipruto and Chepkirui aim to conquer Valencia 10km

Having been upgraded from Bronze to a World Athletics Gold Label in barely one year, the 10k Valencia Ibercaja on Sunday (12) will bring together an impressive line-up of athletes who are targeting the course records of 27:23 and 30:15.

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Report29 Dec 2019

Course records tumble at Houilles 10k

Daniel Simiu Ebenyo and Norah Jeruto smashed the men’s and women’s course records at the 48th edition of the Corrida Pédestre Internationale de Houilles, a World Athletices Silver Label road race, on Sunday (29).

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Previews27 Dec 2019

Course records under threat in Houilles

The men’s and women’s course records will be in jeopardy at the 48th edition of the Houilles 10km in the suburbs of Paris where strong fields have been assembled for the World Athletics Silver Label road race on Sunday (29).

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News01 Dec 2019

2019 review: road running and cross country

Our end-of-year reviews continue with a look back at 2019’s best action on the roads and cross country.

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Previews29 Nov 2019

Weekend road preview: marathon course records under threat in Valencia while Cheptegei targets world 10km record

Both event records will be under threat at the Maratón Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP, a World Athletics Gold Label road race in the eastern Spanish city on Sunday (1).

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Previews30 Oct 2019

Kibet and Mukandanga the favourites in Rome 10km

Kenyans James Kibet, Joel Maina Mwangi, Paul Tiongik and James Mburugu are the top names at the 12th edition of the Corsa dei Santi in Rome, an IAAF Bronze Label 10 km road race, on Friday (1).

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Report13 Oct 2019

Weekend road round-up: Chepkirui breaks African all-comers’ record in Durban, Kenyan double in Paris

World leader Sheila Chepkirui lived up to her billing as race favourite for the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday (13), taking four seconds off the African all-comers’ record to win the IAAF Bronze Label road race in 30:55.

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