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06 April 2021, 3pm

Potter runs 14:41

Fast 5km in north-west England

Scottish triathlete Beth Potter posted a time of 14:41 in the Podium 5km on 3 April.

Only Jociline Jepkosgei, has ever run faster (14:32) but that was back in 2017 before World Athletics made 5km a world record distance on the road, The existing world record stands at 14:43, run in Monaco on 14 February by Beatrice Chepkoech and arrangements at the Podium race were not such that will allow Potter’s performance to be ratified.


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