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January 18th, 2017

Bekele Targets World Record Time On Dubai Return

If Kenenisa Bekele is to be believed – and who wouldn’t? – come 08.30am Gulf time on Friday morning, January 20, he will be the world record holder for the marathon; which would mean that the 34 year-old Ethiopian would be the only man in history to consecutively hold the world records for 5,000 and […]

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January 18th, 2017

Bekele To Lead Runners Through 200,000 Mark At Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

When the 2017 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon takes to the city streets on Friday (January 20), more than 200,000 runners will have taken part in the annual IAAF Gold Label event since its debut in 2000.

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January 16th, 2017

$250,000 Bonus On Offer For New World Record

A bonus of US$250,000 is on offer to any runner who can break the world record at this week’s Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon being held on Friday (January 20).

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