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Ruth Chepngetich wins world championship marathon of attrition

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Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich, who won the Dubai Marathon earlier this year with the third-fastest time in history (2:17:08), broke away from the a small lead pack with seven kilometers remaining to win the world championship Saturday morning under sauna-like conditions in Doha, Qatar. Chepngetich finished in 2:32:43, perfectly pacing herself through a race in which [more]

World championship women’s marathon still on despite heat and humidity

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The IAAF says the heat and humidity expected for the world championship marathon Friday falls within the range for which they have prepared. [more]