distance runner

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distance runner

n.
A runner who competes in distance races.
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ORGThe three greatest distance runners of their generation will race the Virgin Money London Marathon after Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele confirmed he will join Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the start line for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 22 April.
Salazar had been one of the world's best distance runners over cross-country and the marathon in the 1980s.
Although they found the effect is temporary and reversible, they warn that these effects are more widespread in less fit distance runners and that recreational distance runners should prepare properly before marathons.
Specifically, shin splints and tight calves are a problem for many distance runners.
British distance runners were left scrabbling around on the final laps, hoping against hope that they might get lucky with a bronze.
019, respectively) compared to long distance runners.
I probably speak on behalf of all British distance runners when I say we're really proud of what Mo has done.
Other local signees include middle-distance runner Rachel Jensen of North Eugene; distance runners Caitlynn Holmes of Springfield and K.
In conclusion, relative LV diameter was increased in long distance runners as compared with basketball players, cyclists, and strength/power athletes.
FRESNO -- It's hard to believe one of the most accomplished distance runners in area history could enter a race still having something to prove, but there stood a stone-faced Michael Cybulski.
Life for us distance runners was a lot more hazardous then.
Comparisons of the prehistoric strides with the strides of similarly sized, modern distance runners showed that the largest of the adults was running at a speed of up to 12 miles per hour.