Half Marathon Championships

2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships

October 17, 2020
Gdynia, Poland
Athletics Weekly:

“Had it been held a couple of days or even 24 hours later it probably wouldn’t have taken place because Gydnia moved into the red zone Covid-wise in Poland," said Coe who also revealed the timing equipment caught on fire the day before the race and almost left them without a timing system.

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World Athletics:

“This title will be something very special for me. A debut and a win? That would be amazing," said Cheptegei.
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In the past, he's finished third at the World Trail champs as well as Western States.

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LRC World Half News: Kamworor OUT, Kiplimo IN, Ingebrigtsen Maybe?

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