• Peres Jepchirchir 65:06 sets Half Marathon World Record

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Kenya´s Peres Jepchirchir clocked a new world half marathon record and collapsed at finish line at the 2017 Rak Half Marathon on Friday.

The 23-year-old Jepchirchir clocked an impressive 65:05 to beat compatriot Mary Keitany. 

Women´s Top 10 Results

1 Peres Jepchirchir KEN 1:05:06

2 Mary Keitany KEN 1:05:13

3 Joyciline Jepkosgei KEN 1:06:08

4 Jemima Sumgong KEN 1:06:43

5 Tirunesh Dibaba ETH 1:06:50

6 Helah Kiprop KEN 1:07:48

7 Rose Chelimo BRN 1:08:37

8 Veronicah Nyaruai KEN 1:09:33

9 Anne-Mari Hyrylainen FIN 1:12:39

10 Etagegn Woldu ETH 1:14:46

 

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