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Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor and Bedan Karoki played an audacious game of catch-me-if-you-can in Cardiff on Saturday to achieve something which hasn’t been done in five years: beat Mo Farah at a major championship.
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In victory and defeat, Kamworor and Farah now shift focus to Rio rematch

Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor and Bedan Karoki played an audacious game of catch-me-if-you-can in Cardiff on Saturday to achieve something which hasn’t been done in five years: beat Mo Farah at a major championship.... Read More

When Peres Jepchirchir added circles of gold colour to her hair ahead of the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016, it became something of an unintentional good-luck charm.
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By luck or by design, Jepchirchir is now a global champion

When Peres Jepchirchir added circles of gold colour to her hair ahead of the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016, it became something of an unintentional good-luck charm.... Read More

Geoffrey Kamworor’s title defence at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 came under sizeable jeopardy before he had even crossed the start-line but the reigning champion staged a brilliant recovery to become the first runner to win back-to-back titles since Zersenay Tadese in 2009.
Reports

Report: men's race – IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016

Geoffrey Kamworor’s title defence at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 came under sizeable jeopardy before he had even crossed the start-line but the reigning champion staged a brilliant recovery to become the first runner to win back-to-back titles since Zersenay Tadese in 2009.... Read More

With a full strength team, Kenya was hopeful of repeating their 2014 medal sweep in the women’s race at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016.
Reports

Report: women's race – IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016

With a full strength team, Kenya was hopeful of repeating their 2014 medal sweep in the women’s race at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016.... Read More

Race organisers, athletes and member federation representatives gathered at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Friday (25) for the first IAAF Road Running Seminar.
News

IAAF Road Running Seminar takes place in Cardiff

Race organisers, athletes and member federation representatives gathered at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Friday (25) for the first IAAF Road Running Seminar.... Read More

Latest Stories
Previews24 Mar 2016

Preview: men's race – IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016

After outkicking a trio of Kenyans for the world 10,000m title in Beijing last summer, Mo Farah commented: “it felt like it was me against the whole team”. The Brit is expected to come under a similar onslaught at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff.

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Previews24 Mar 2016

Preview: women's race – IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016

The Kenyan women achieved an unprecedented feat at the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen by filling the top five places. With a close to full-strength team in Cardiff, Kenya is expected to dominate proceedings in a similar manner this time around.

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Report20 Mar 2016

Kitwara wins Lisbon Half Marathon in 59:47

Kenya’s Sammy Kitwara improved his personal best by one second when he won the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in 59:47 on Sunday (20).

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News08 Mar 2016

Farah headlines host nation’s team for Cardiff

British Athletics has announced a 10-strong team for the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 which will be held on 26 March.

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Report28 Feb 2016

Karoki and Wacera regain World’s Best 10K titles in San Juan

Bedan Karoki and Mary Wacera warmed up for next month’s IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 with wins at the World’s Best 10K, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan on Sunday (28).

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News25 Feb 2016

History’s top IAAF World Half Marathon Championships performers

One month from now, the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 will be welcoming the world’s top road runners, some of whom will have the opportunity to establish themselves among the all-time greats of the event.

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News25 Feb 2016

Registration deadline approaching for mass-participation race in Cardiff

Mo Farah has urged runners not to miss their chance to run with the double Olympic champion at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 on 26 March.

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News23 Feb 2016

Defending champion Kamworor leads Kenyan team for Cardiff

Kenya, the most successful nation ever in the history of the event, has named a strong defending men's champion Geoffrey Kamworor for the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 on Saturday 26 March.

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News18 Feb 2016

Youthful team will represent Japan in Cardiff

They have an average age of 21 and half of the team has only ever contested one half marathon before, but the Japanese team for the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 will be hoping to come away with their ninth successive medal.

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Report12 Feb 2016

Limo leads home a record six women under 67 minutes at the RAK Half Marathon

Cynthia Limo moved up to third on the world all-time list for the half marathon when she won the RAK Half Marathon in 1:06:04 in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah on Friday (12).

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Report07 Feb 2016

Kifle and Kirwa win Marugame Half Marathon

Eritrea’s Goitom Kifle and Bahrain’s Eunice Kirwa were victorious at the Kagawa Marugame International Half Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (7).

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Press Release05 Feb 2016

IAAF World Half Marathon Championships highlights – 50 days to go

With 50 days to go to the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016, the IAAF has launched a series of video highlights from past editions of the event.

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