2016 Dubai Marathon - Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

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Dubai, UAE
January 22, 2016
This race had it all. A WR for 30k, a lead change in the final 500 and a shocking win by a previous 2:09 guy.
Do you have a marathon barrier you want to break? Be inspired by Tirfi Tsegaye who broke 2:20 for the 1st time in her 19th career marathon.

Stats Galore From Ken Nakamura For the 2016 Dubai Marathon

Men's winner Tesgaye Abera is the fastest 23-year old in history and women's runner-up Amane Beriso had the 5th best debut in history.

2016 Dubai Marathon Women's Preview: LRC's 2014 World #1 Tirfi Tsegaye Faces The Second-Fastest 10,000 Runner Ever (Meselech Melkamu) Plus Former Champs Mulu Seboka & Mamitu Daska

Three former champs will battle it out for $200,000. *MB: Official 2016 Dubai Marathon Live Discussion Thread

2016 Dubai Marathon Men's Preview: Former Champs Hayle Lemi Berhanu, Tsegaye Mekonnen & Ayele Abshero Take On 2:04 Men Tadese Tola & Tsegaye Kebede And A Host Of Hungry Ethiopians For The Richest Prize In Marathoning

In the last four years, Dubai has been won by four different guys - three of whom were making their debut and a fourth who was running just his second marathon. This year, the race is much more likely to be won by someone with experience. Watch it live on LetsRun.com on Thursday night at 9:30 pm ET. *Update: Coach Canova states the both Kebede and Abshero are out of the race.

Live Stream: 2016 Dubai Marathon Live Streaming Thursday at 9:30 p.m. Eastern

Past Dubai Champs Mamitua Daska and Mula Seboka Are Added to 2016 Dubai Marathon Field

2013 champ Tirfi Tsegaye was an earlier commit so 3 of the last 6 winners will be racing.

Tokyo, Berlin, and Paris Winner Tirfi Tsegaye Will Be Looking For 2nd Dubai Title on January 22nd

Ayele Abshero Will Return To The Dubai Marathon Where He Set The 2:04:23 Course Record Four Years Ago

He will face a tough field lead by two-time London champ Tsegaye Kebede.

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