RAK Half-Marathon

RAK Half-Marathon

February 08, 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."
February 08, 2019

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)
February 06, 2019

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.
February 07, 2018

Thursday's Must-See TV: 2018 RAK Half Marathon Preview: Joyciline Jepkosgei Battles Mary Keitany as 11(!) Sub-60 Guys Square Off in the Men's Race

Are you ready for some incredible, free prime-time half-marathon action? We hope as as Thurday's night RAK Half is going to be insane. Watch it live on LetsRun at 9:45 pm ET.
February 09, 2017

2017 RAK Half Marathon is TOTALLY Loaded - Watch Arguably The Greatest Women's Half-Marathon In History For Free - TV & Streaming Info

The fields in this one are insane. The women's race is AMAZINGLY stacked with Mary Keitany (1:05:50), Jemima Sumgong (1:06:58), Tirunesh Dibaba (1:06:56), the reigning world half champ Peres Jepchirchir (66:39) and many others. The men's field has 3 sub-59 guys and 9 sub-60 guys.
February 12, 2016

2016 RAK Half-Marathon Results

February 12, 2016

Birhanu Legese Wins RAK Half-Marathon In 60:40 After A Thrilling 7-Man Battle Over The Final Kilometer

The top-4 men all finished within 1-second of each other as Legese beat a field that included Stanley Biwott (2nd), Leonard Komon (10th) and Wilson Kipsang (11th). For the women, Cynthia Limo moved to third on the all-time list with 66:04 as a record 6-women went under 67-minutes. Former World Half champ Gladys Cherono was 2nd (66:07). *Full Results
February 14, 2014

World's #1 Ranked Marathoners Lelisa Desisa and Priscah Jeptoo Win 2014 Rak Half-Marathon as Record 8 Men Break 60:00 in a Single Race

Desisa, the 2013 Boston Marathon champion won in 59:34 as Jeptoo (2013 NY and London winner) ran in 67:00. *MB: RAK HALF 
February 09, 2014

Elite Fields Announced For 2014 RAK Half-Marathon On February 14th

The ridiculously deep fields include 11 men who have gone under 60-minutes and 7-women who have ran under 68:00. Men's side includes Bernard Koech (58:41), Stanley Biwott (58:56), Chicago Marathon champ Dennis Kimetto, former Half-Marathon World champ Wilson Kiprop and  2011 10,000m World champ Ibrahim Jelian. On the women's side there is London/NYC Marathon champ Priscah Jeptoo, Boston champ Rita Jeptoo and former 10K World champ Linet Masai making her half debut.