15 Sep '13, 8pm

Stanley Biwott and Lyudmyka Kovalenko Win RNR Philly Half, release, by Larry Eder via RunBlogRun

Stanley Biwott and Lyudmyka Kovalenko Win RNR Philly Half, release, by Larry Eder via RunBlogRun

It was a two-woman race from mile 4 to the finish, with Kovalenko and Biruk never less than a few meters apart for nearly the entirety of the flat, fast 13.1-mile layout. Passing 6 miles in 31:28, Kovalenko was right on her goal pace of5:15 per mile with Biruk sitting on her right shoulder. The 25-year-old Ethiopian surged to the front with a kilometer to go and it appeared all but certain that Kovalenko had been dropped for good. But with less than a tenth of a mile until the tape, the Ukrainian 5,000m Olympian put her finishing speed to good use, blowing by Biruk at the last possible second to post a massive 44-second personal best.

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2013/09/stanley-biwott-and-lyud...

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