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Feature25 Oct 2017

Jepchumba sets focus on marathon debut

It was while in school in Kenya that Violah Jepchumba realised she had a talent for running. She didn’t start training, however, until 2010 and it has only been in the past couple of years that the world has seen her potential.

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Previews30 Sep 2017

Jepchumba and Kimining to defend Cardiff Half Marathon titles

Violah Jepchumba and Shadrack Kimining will defend their Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon titles this Sunday (1 October) against stellar fields at the IAAF Silver Label road race in the Welsh capital.

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Report16 Sep 2017

Jepchumba and Kipyego break course records at Usti nad Labem Half Marathon

Violah Jepchumba returned to winning ways at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, while Barselius Kipyego retained his title at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Saturday (16).

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Previews14 Sep 2017

Kipyego and Jepchumba the favourites at Usti nad Labem Half Marathon

Defending champion Barselius Kipyego and Violah Jepchumba will start as the favourites at the seventh Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road race, in the north-central Czech city on Saturday (16).

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Previews07 Sep 2017

Jepkosgei - Jepchumba showdown on tap for Prague 10km

Joyciline Jepkosgei and Violah Jepchumba, history's two fastest women over 10km, will face off over the distance once again at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (9).

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Previews30 Mar 2017

Defending champion Jepchumba faces strong field at Prague Half Marathon

Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon champion Violah Jepchumba will defend her title at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Saturday (1).

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News27 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – road and cross country

In the seventh part of our 2016 end-of-year reviews, statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best road and cross-country performances of the year.

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Previews21 Oct 2016

Valencia spotlight on Jepchumba-Jepchirchir half marathon showdown

Viola Jepchumba, one of the year’s top road running sensations,will lead the field at the ‘Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon’ an IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday (23). Jepchumba, the world leader over the distance at 1:05:51, will take on Kenyan compatriot Peres Jepchirchir, the winner at this year’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in the pair's first ever head-to-head battle.

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News07 Oct 2016

Loaded fields for Valencia Half Marathon

Course record-holder Abraham Cheroben will seek a third consecutive victory at the Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon, while world leader Violah Jepchumba will aim to maintain her winning streak at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 23 October.

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Report02 Oct 2016

Jepchumba dominates in Cardiff

Violah Jepchumba kept her stellar 2016 momentum alive with a dominant victory at the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in the Welsh capital on Sunday (2).

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Previews30 Sep 2016

Jepchumba commands the spotlight in Cardiff

Kenyans Violah Jepchumba and Cybrian Kotut will aim to continue their strong 2016 momentum at the Cardiff Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (2).

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Report10 Sep 2016

Jepchumba clocks 30:24 in Prague 10km, second fastest ever

Violah Jepchumba produced the second fastest 10km performance in history at the Birell Prague Grand Prix, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (10).

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