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Report05 May 2021

Ichiyama and Kipkoech storm to half marathon PBs at Olympic test event in Sapporo

Japan’s Mao Ichiyama and Kenya’s Hillary Kipkoech cruised to half marathon PBs on the grounds of Hokkaido University in Sapporo on Wednesday (5) at the official test event for the Tokyo Olympics road races.

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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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Previews02 Apr 2021

Records set to fall at Istanbul Half Marathon

With the strongest field ever assembled in the race’s 16-year history, it would not be over-optimistic to expect that one or two records will tumble at the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Label road race, on Sunday (4).

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Press Release02 Apr 2021

Ratified: World records for Tsegay, Chepkoech and Kandie

Gudaf Tsegay, Beatrice Chepkoech and Kibiwott Kandie will go into the Olympic season with recent world records to their names, after their respective marks over 1500m, 5km and the half-marathon were ratified this week.

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Press Release24 Mar 2021

Timetables confirmed for Bathurst and Yangzhou

World Athletics and World Masters Athletics have reached a historic agreement that will see masters championships held for the first time alongside the World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst next year.

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News24 Mar 2021

Star-studded fields announced for Istanbul Half Marathon

Organisers of the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon have announced the most remarkable line-up in the history of this World Athletics Elite Label road race, to be held on 4 April.

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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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Feature07 Dec 2020

Kandie credits hero Paul Tergat with inspiring him to world record

For a man whose fame and fortune has been defined by how quickly he can run between two very specific points on the map, Kibiwott Kandie was somewhat vague about the distance between his home and that of his famous near-neighbour Paul Tergat.

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Report06 Dec 2020

57:32! Kandie crushes half marathon world record in Valencia

Kibiwott Kandie smashed the world record in the half marathon today, clocking 57:32 at the Valencia Half Marathon.

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Previews04 Dec 2020

Year’s deepest fields gather for Valencia marathon and half marathon

The strongest marathon and half marathon fields ever assembled on Spanish soil will dominate the attention of athletics fans when the Valencia Marathon Trinidad Alfonso EDP, a World Athletics Platinum Label road race, and its accompanying half marathon, get underway on Sunday (6).

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News22 Nov 2020

World record-holders Kosgei and Yeshaneh set to clash at Delhi Half Marathon

Brigid Kosgei and Ababel Yeshaneh have been added to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon women's field

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Performance12 Nov 2020

Five tips for a swift recovery after road races

Running a half marathon or marathon takes a lot of preparation, but have you thought about what you’ll do afterwards?

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