distance race


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distance race

n.
A race of relatively long distance, especially a running race longer than 1,500 meters (1,640 yards).
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Rose Chelimo won the third place in the marathon competition; and, Abraham Cheroben assumed the fourth place in the men's 8-kilometre distance race.
The 'Gulf Bank 642 Marathon' is the first road race in Kuwait to have three of its longer distance race categories accredited by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF Athletics), meaning that those races appear in the international calendar of races and serve as qualifying race for the major international marathons.
Five-time world champion Gomez broke clear with around 7km to go to claim the Olympic distance race in one hour, 47 minutes and 52 seconds.
Shortly after moving to California in late 2007, I entered and trained for a distance race.
Pencoed Triathlon Club's Tom Nesham claimed first place in the men's short distance race with a time of 01:11:27.
The 525 kilometer distance race will be completed in three phases, around 35 national and international cyclists will compete in the race,they added.
In this gruelling 24hr long distance race, Amro will be joined by experienced co-drivers Stienes Longin, who will be under pressure as his father Bert Longin will be competing in an exact same WOLF GB08 for a different team.
Jenkins, in the middle of her final training block ahead of Rio, failed to make an impact in the shorter spring distance race and was never in contention as America's Katie Zaferes won her first WTS race ahead of Dutch woman Rachel Klamer and her US compatriot Gwen Jorgensen.
The Cleveland Orienteering Klub member earned a fantastic fifth place in the middle distance race of the championships, hosted on the grounds of the Darnaway Estate in Scotland.
Babcock's record has surpassed Susie Hewer's previous feat of making a 6ft 9in long during a long distance race.
They will then have chance to try a sprint, a middle distance race, a long jump and a throwing event.
The standard distance race, which in 2010 was voted race of the year at the 220 Triathlon awards, will also host the Welsh Triathlon Championships.

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