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29 September 2020, 11am

Events slowly start to resume

Races round-up

More races with reasonably large fields are being held in various parts of the world. Those held last weekend 26/27 September included:

Rotorua Marathon (NZL): 446 finishers (plus 72 walkers) in the Marathon; 360 (plus 95) in the Half Marathon; 228 (plus 88) in the 10km and 98 in the 5km fun run. Overall number of finishers recorded: 1387

Helsinki Half Marathon (FIN): 1125 finishers

PZU Warsaw Marathon (POL) 854 finishers

Races expected to be held next weekend include:

Helsinki City Running Day (FIN) Half Marathon, Marathon and 5km events

Tartu City Marathon (EST) Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km

Kosice Peace Marathon (SVK) Marathon, Half Marathon, 4-person relay

Silesia Marathon (POL) Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultramarathon

Skopje Marathon (MKD) Marathon, Half Marathon, 5km

… also the small fields (45 men, 27 women) in the elite-only London Marathon where defending champion Eliud Kipchoge faces Kenenisa Bekele and women’s defending champion Brigid Kosgei meets Ruth Chepngetich.


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