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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Vermosa Sports Hub is also the venue of the mid-year sprint distance race on the Philippine triathlon calendar: a 500-meter swim in Vermosa's FINA-standard Olympic-size pool, followed by 20 kms of cycling and 5 kms of running through the grounds and on the world-class 400-meter track oval for participants aged 15 and above.
Sportmanship P5s Broden Daly and Lewis Wilson help each other complete the 600m distance race
AFTER heavy snow caused last year's Ashby 20 to be cancelled, 2019 saw a welcome return for this sellout long distance race and Shepshed RC's Ian Benskin finished in 2:18:10 and Tracey Brookes in 3:20:42.
McKeever skated without a guide in a silver-medal performance in Wednesday's distance race.
The second Sunrise Sprint short distance race series (S2) will also be staged-750-m open water swim, 20K bike ride, 5K run.
In the individual races Lawson took 45.09mins and was 29th out of 103 runners, in the 6km middle distance race.
In the men's Olympic distance race James Hockin (Wuusss TRi) justified his billing as the pre-race favourite with a gun-to-tape victory.
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. This reflects the success of Bahraini sprinters and their outstanding performance at all levels.
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.
Pencoed Triathlon Club's Tom Nesham claimed first place in the men's short distance race with a time of 01:11:27.
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.

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