long-distance runner

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Noun1.long-distance runner - someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)long-distance runner - someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
runner - a trained athlete who competes in foot races
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The Tokyo Olympics will be the first real test for the newly elected office led by legendary long-distance runner Nock president Paul Tergat.
Summary: UAE long-distance runner to compete at this Sunday's TCS World 10K run as special invitee
"The AIU confirms a provisional suspension against Kenyan long-distance runner Abraham Kiptum for an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) violation under the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Anti-Doping Rules," the AIU said in a statement.
Taiwanese long-distance runner Chang Chia-che won the men's category of the Ho Chi Minh City Marathon in Vietnam on Jan.
Daria Maslova, long-distance runner, two-time Asian champion, got married.
Malaysia Day will always be special for long-distance runner Mohd Syahidan Alias, as he earned a new Guinness World Record with his latest run by wearing the Jalur Gemilang.
It's also the first marathon win for the veteran long-distance runner who competed in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
By BERNARD ROTICHVeteran long-distance runner Mary Keitany has said she will attack the world record when she takes to the course to defend her London Marathon title on Sunday.Briton Paula Radcliffe holds the marathon world record of 2:15:25 set on April 13, 2003 at the London Marathon, while Keitany set the "Women Only" record of 2:17:01 last year on the same course.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO - 7 August 2017: Rose Chelimo, Kenyan born Bahraini long-distance runner, won the Gold medal in the women's marathon at the World Athletics Championships in London on Sunday.
The long-distance runner, who claimed double gold at London 2012, was joined at the Brit village by fellow athletes - including swimmer Fran Halsall, sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, boxer Nicola Adams and diver Tom Daley.
In amongst far-reaching, vertiginous mountain ranges of videoed dross and nonsense, it is possible to unearth snippets of outstanding sporting moments; few are better than clips of Emile Zatopek, the Czech considered by many to be the greatest long-distance runner of all time.
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