2019 RAK Half Marathon

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Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
February 8, 2019

Julien Wanders Reacts After SMASHING European Half Marathon Record With A 59:13

Wanders has bigger goals than being the fastest non-African in history, "I want to be the fastest in the world so that's my next step."

Julien Wanders (59:13) Shatters European Record; Stephen Kiprop (58:42) and Senbere Teferi (65:45) Win 2019 RAK Half

The 2019 RAK Half was spectacular as both races featured fast times and sprint finishes. The men's race included a European record by Julien Wander (59:13) and the most sub-60s in a single race in history (11)

2019 RAK Half Preview: 2016 World Champ Peres Jepchirchir Returns for Showdown with 2018 World Champ Netsanet Gudeta as 13 Sub-60 Men Square Off

US fans, we hope you are free to watch these races on Thursday night (9:45 pm ET) as they are LOADED. In the women's race, Peres Jepchirchir returns to action for the first time since setting the 13.1 WR two years ago while the men's race features 5 young studs all 21 or younger plus Julien Wanders.

Watch the 2019 RAK Half Marathon Live