The 2017 Birell Prague Grand Prix 10k is loaded on both the men's and women's side, and it will be streamed for free in English.
In terms of the 10k, Kenya's Joyciline Jepkosgei and Bahrain's Violah Jepchumba - the current two fastest women in history as they ran ran 30:04 (WR) and 30:05 respectively enroute during the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon in April - headline the women's field. In that April race, Jepkosgei set the half-marathon world record of 64:52. The will be joined by Kenya's Fancy Chemutai who has run 30:24 on the roads this year.
The men's 10k race will include the defending champion, Abraham Kipyatich, 27:40 last year, Benard Kimeli, 27:18 in 2017, and Jemal Yimer Mekonnen, the 20-year old who was the top Ethiopian at Worlds this year thanks to his 26:56.11 that placed him 5th. Yimer was also 4th at World Cross Country this year.
Will we see the first-ever sub-30 on the roads in a women's competition?