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The Ras al Khaimah Half Marathon

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Hosted by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAK TDA), the RAK half marathon is officially the world’s fastest half marathon. The race first took place in 2007, offering races for all fitness levels and has a strong community focus through a variety of partners in the rich historical Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.

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Andrea Trabuio
RCS Sports & Events
Office 202 Fortune Excecutive Tower
Jumeirah Lake Towers, Cluster T1

T: +971 58 813 7490

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1:04:31 in RAK Half Marathon; Kosgei also beats old record

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Presentation at RAK Half Marathon where she set record time of 1:05:06 in 2017

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Jepchirchir runs 1:05:06 at RAK Half Marathon (UAE), beats Kiplagat’s Barcelona time by three seconds

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Cynthia Limo moved up to third on the world all-time list for the half marathon, behind Florence Kiplagat and Mary Keitany, with her victory at the RAK Half Marathon (UAE).

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Cover of 2020 Edition 4

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2020 Edition 4

Cover: Runners in the Moscow Half Marathon held on 2 August. Over 9500 runners finished along with nearly 2500 others in the supporting 5km event. Winners were Rinas Akhmadeev (1:04:24) and Elena Korobkina (1:10:29). Korobkina went on to win the 10km event held in association with the Absolute Moscow Marathon on 20 September in a time of 31:49. Around 9500 finished the Marathon along with another 12,000 in the 10km.

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