Half Marathon World Record Party in Prague
A city like Prague, which breathes athleticism on all four sides and has something special in search of those road event records. 'Runczech' and Adidas have promoted a competition for the next September 5 in search of the world record for half marathon. "NWe proposed to create another type of event completely. A unique race that would signal to the world that the spirit of running is alive and well in the Czech Republic. A career that would inspire other organizations to chart new paths for the future of running ”, they say from the organization.
All elements with a single objective
“An exclusive star-studded half marathon limited to 35 of the most famous distance runners in the world today. Men and women will compete separately, running in a fast and flat oval loop through Letna Park in Prague. 16.5 turns. A race and course designed to wage an all-out assault on the current world record. " Without a doubt, the thing promises. The roster of elite guest athletes is simply brutal. All from Adidas, obviously.
Men will seek to lower the time from 58:30, something that has only happened twice in history (the world record is held by Kenyan Kamworor with 58:01). For their part, women will go for the record held by the Ethiopian Ababel Yeshaneh (1:04:31). The men's race will start at 6:20, while the women's race will start at 8:00. Both will be broadcast via streaming.
The first Adidas sword
In the men's section, they will participate, among others, Stephen Kiprop (58:42), Kibiwott Kandie (58:58), Bernard Kimeli (59:07), Andamlat Belihu (59:10) or Philemon Kiplimo (59:28). The women who will go for that record will be, among others, Joan Chelimo (1:05:04), Netsanet Gudeta (1:05:45), Vivian Chepkirui (1: 09.28), Peres Jepchirchir (1:05:06) or Senbere Teferi (1:05:32).