2020 Valencia Marathon Preview Video Show: The Greatest Marathon Field Ever Assembled?

by LetsRun.com
December 4, 2020

The 2020 Valencia Marathon and half marathon are almost here and the fields are absolutely stacked.

The men’s and women’s marathons have the deepest fields ever assembled which we talked about in our extensive race previewBirhanu Legese has the fastest time in the men’s field which has 25 sub 2:08 marathoners. Legese is even talking about a world record, but he’ll have to get past Boston and Chicago champ Lawrence Cherono. Could the winner surpass Eliud Kipchoge as the greatest marathoner in the world?  The women’s field has 19 women who have run sub 2:25 and includes NYC champ Joyciline Jepkosgei and World Half champ Peres Jepchirchir.

The greatest race may be the men’s half where World Half champ Jacob Kiplimo takes on Kibiwott Kandie and Rhonex Kipruto. Could they break Geoffrey Kamworor’s 58:01 world record?

Not to mention Americans Jordan Hasay running the full and Emily Sisson targeting Molly Huddle’s American record in the half marathon.

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The LetsRun.com team breaks down the field in the preview show below.

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