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Previews05 Nov 2021

Jepchirchir and Bekele go for more glory in New York

The TCS New York City Marathon returns for its 50th running – a golden celebration.

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Report07 Aug 2021

Jepchirchir leads Kenyan 1-2 in Tokyo Olympic marathon

Peres Jepchirchir kept the Olympic crown in Kenyan hands

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Press Release01 Jul 2021

Ratified: Jepchirchir's world half marathon record

Peres Jepchirchir’s women-only world half marathon record of 1:05:16, set at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia on 17 October 2020, has been ratified.

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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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Report06 Dec 2020

Jepchirchir and Chebet power to Kenyan double at Valencia Marathon

Evans Chebet and Peres Jepchirchir secured a Kenyan double at the Marathon Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, in the eastern Spanish city on Sunday (6).

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News27 Nov 2020

Focus on finalists: Peres Jepchirchir and Mondo Duplantis

In the countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020, which will be held as a virtual event on 5 December, we’ll be taking a closer look at the five men and five women who were earlier this week confirmed as the finalists for the Athlete of the Year awards.

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Feature17 Oct 2020

After second global title and third world record, Jepchirchir cements place in history as a half marathon all-time great

Having the physical tools is one thing, but to go where no woman has gone before – and set a world record – you need a whole lot of determination to go with it.

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Report17 Oct 2020

Jepchirchir breaks women-only world record at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

In an arena where endurance is king, speed also proved a precious commodity. In the end, Peres Jepchirchir needed both to reign supreme in the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), powering to gold in 1:05:16, a world record in a women-only race.

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News16 Oct 2020

Record-breakers Cheptegei and Jepchirchir focused on gaining gold in Gdynia

For Joshua Cheptegei and Peres Jepchirchir, 2020 has been a year to remember, but the one thing missing has been a major championship medal. At the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), both will have a chance fill that void.

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Previews14 Oct 2020

World record-holders Jepchirchir and Yeshaneh set to clash at World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020

For the first time in the history of the championships, the women’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 will have two current world record-holders for the distance as Peres Jepchirchir and Ababel Yeshaneh line up against one another on Saturday (17).

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Press Release12 Oct 2020

World records ratified for Jepchirchir, Hassan and Farah

Peres Jepchirchir’s 1:05:34 women-only world half marathon record and the one-hour world records from Sifan Hassan (18,930m) and Mo Farah (21,330m) have been ratified.

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News30 Sep 2020

Kipruto, Gidey, Kiplimo and Jepchirchir set to compete in Valencia

Along with its World Athletics Platinum Label marathon on 6 December, the Valencia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP will also stage an elite half marathon on the same day, and both races have attracted some of the world’s best distance runners.

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