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Fri 08 Feb, 2019

RECORDS GALORE AT 13TH RAS AL KHAIMAH HALF MARATHON

RECORDS GALORE AT 13TH RAS AL KHAIMAH HALF MARATHONThe reputation of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon was enhanced in spectacular style today, with a record 11 men breaking the one-hour barrier, while three women battled for supremacy in a finishing sprint that put them all under 66 minutes. In perfect early morning, sun-kissed conditions and mostly staged on the new circuit of the Al Marjan...

Thu 07 Feb, 2019

New champions to be crowned at 13th Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

With neither champion from 2018 returning for Friday’s 13th edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, the scene is set for two enthralling races, and bearing in mind the strength in depth, both men’s and women’s contests are perhaps harder to predict than for several years.The new course, a third of which is on the mainland and the rest on the wide sweeping turns of Al Marjan...

Tue 29 Jan, 2019

The World's Fastest Half Marathon is back in Ras Al Khaimah!

The World’s Fastest Half Marathon is back in Ras Al Khaimah!The thirteenth edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon once again promises fierce racing and quick times, with breath-taking men’s and women’s fields lining up for the race on 8th February. The race which statistically can claim to be the world’s fastest half marathon, is this year to be staged partially on the...

Fri 09 Feb, 2018

A DAY OF RECORDS & GREAT RACING AT RAK 2018

Two course records, a world record and a very near miss were a very solid return on a day of more superb running and riveting racing at the 12th edition of the RAK Half Marathon today. Record-size mass fields and enormous depth to the elite groups, meant a special day was more or less guaranteed, but how often do things not go the way one would wish?The sea-mist that blanketed the emirate’s...

Thu 08 Feb, 2018

UNIQUE CLASH OF THE WORLD RECORD HOLDERS AT RAK 2018

The 12th RAK Half Marathon, staged early every February when the Arabian Peninsula climate is as lacking in ferocity as is ever possible, arrives this coming Friday morning, but with elite line-ups as hot as anything served up in the previous 11 editions.It’s hard to choose between the men’s and women’s contests as to which presents the most keenly anticipated clashes. Some might...