12 Feb '18, 12pm

Here's @runblogrun's feature on how the race developed at @RAKmarathon! This is our story on the Men's race, won...

Here's @runblogrun's feature on how the race developed at @RAKmarathon! This is our story on the Men's race, won...

At the presser, a technical meeting followed. The pace making chores for women was set up pretty well. There was some discussion on the men's race. I seem to recall a discussion of a 27:30 10k, and then, a deep breath was introduced and 27:50 was agreed upon. A too fast pace making can destroy a race, much like a too slow pace can just put the race into a race walking. Pace making is an art, not a science. Good pacemakers are worth their weight in gold, depending on what a race director wants. The men's race took off at 7 am local time. About 22 men were in the top pack, as the field, with pace makers akimbo, hitting 13:53. Runners such as Bedan Karoki, Lelisa Desisa, Alex Kibet, Morris Gachaga and Winfried Kimutai, Bernard Kimeli and Vincent Rone, along with Ethiopian Jemal Yimer proceeded through 27:48, which was nearly perfect pace and put them on 59 minute half maratho...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2018/02/2018-rak-half-marathon-...

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runblogrun.com 12 Feb '18, 12pm

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runblogrun.com 13 Feb '18, 11am

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runblogrun.com 10 Feb '18, 10am

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runblogrun.com 07 Feb '18, 2am

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mensrunninguk.co.uk 11 Feb '18, 9pm

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runblogrun.com 06 Feb '18, 5am

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runblogrun.com 17 Feb '18, 8pm

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The field at @RAKHalf for women is excellent fo...

runblogrun.com 06 Feb '18, 5am

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letsrun.com 09 Feb '18, 2am

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runblogrun.com 19 Feb '18, 11am

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letsrun.com 09 Feb '18, 4am

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athletics.com.au 10 Feb '18, 11pm

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trackandfieldnews.com 09 Feb '18, 5pm

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