2018 RAK Half Marathon

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Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
February 9, 2018

Oh So Close: Fancy Chemutai Just Misses WR and Runs 64:53 (#2 All-Time), Bedan Karoki Runs 58:42 (#4 All-Time) At 2018 RAK Half

Even though the WR just barely survived, the women's race was the best in women's half-marathoning history as 11 women broke 69:00. The men's side was pretty darn good as 7 men broke 60:00 including a guy making his debut, Jemal Yimer, who ran a debut record of 59:00.

Thursday's Must-See TV: 2018 RAK Half Marathon Preview: Joyciline Jepkosgei Battles Mary Keitany as 11(!) Sub-60 Guys Square Off in the Men's Race

Are you ready for some incredible, free prime-time half-marathon action? We hope as as Thurday's night RAK Half is going to be insane. Watch it live on LetsRun at 9:45 pm ET.

Watch the 2018 RAK Half Marathon Live on LetsRun.com

February 9: World Record Holder Joyciline Jepkosgei Will Clash With Mary Keitany At The 2018 RAK Half-Marathon

Other big names include Vivian Cheruiyot, 2014 World Half champ Gladys Cherono and Fancy Chemutai who ran 65:36 to finish runner-up with Jepkosgei set her WR.

February 9: Deepest Field Ever Set For 2018 RAK Half-Marathon With Fifteen Sub-60 Men

Bedan Karoki returns to defend his title against 27:09 10K man Guye Adola, two-time Boston champ Lelisa Desisa and world indoor bronze medalist Augustine Choge.