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distance runner

n.
A runner who competes in distance races.
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Long distance runner Salome Biwott is the latest Kenyan to be banned from any competition for violating anti-doping rules.The IAAF Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) handed the 36-year-old runner, who was also banned for two years in 2012 for another doping offence, the maximum eight-year ban from taking part in any competitive race.
Aspetar has become the preferred sports medicine destination for a number of sports stars across all disciplines, including athletics stars such as South African Olympic runner Wayde van Niekerk; US Olympian Christian Taylor; and his compatriots from the US LaShawn Merritt, Justin Gatlin, and Alison Felix; Croatian discus thrower Sandra Perkovif1'e6; Tunisian long and middle distance runner, Habiba Ghribi; Olympic track and field champion, Taoufik Makhloufi; and French middle-distance runner Mahiedine Mekhissi.
The Oregon men also signed middle distance runner Josh Hoey of Downington, Pa., whose brother Jaxson is member of the Ducks.
Long distance runner Sharon Gayter was aiming for a place on the British Ultra-Distance team in March 1994
Middle distance runner and Great Run chairman Brendan Foster said: "It seems to me that you've got the London Marathon in the spring, which brings the nation to a state of excitement about running.
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Fifthly, Mo is not keeping any British distance runner off the team as there is only one other distance runner at the moment who is capable of doing the qualifying time, Andy Vernon.
Dubai: The UAE athletics team is confident distance runner Betlhem Desalegn will make it to the 5,000 metres final when she competes in her heat at the IF World Championships in Moscow on Wednesday.
IT MAY have been written more than half a century ago, but it turns out it's needed hardly any tweaking to bring Alan Sillitoe's The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner bang up to date.
ALAN Sillitoe''s classic The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner comes to the Liverpool Playhouse this month.
THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER, BIRMINGHAM OLD REP SUCKER Punch writer Roy Williams sees his adaptation of The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner open in the Midlands tonight.
New York, NY, September 15, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Gambian middle distance runner Ansu Sowe has added yet another medal to his growing list after he dominated the first ever edition of the Monroe College Mustangs Cross Country race in the United States at the weekend.

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