VIDEO: Ababel Yeshaneh from Ethiopia smashes World Record at 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Exciting racing at the 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon with a record breaking run from Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh with a time of 64:31.

Full news release below – you can watch a full reply of the race on endurance sports TV here

ABABEL YESHANEH AND KIBIWOTT KANDIE CLAIM VICTORY AT RECORD-BREAKING 2020 RAS AL KHAIMAH HALF MARATHON

  • Yeshaneh from Ethiopia smashes World Record in the women’s race with a time of 64:31
  • Men’s race is won by Kandie from Kenya with a time of 58:58
  • World’s fastest half marathon enjoys largest ever turn-out, with 5,200 runners competing
  • 14th edition of the Ras Al Khaimah half marathon held on Al Marjan Island earlier today

Ababel Yeshaneh from Ethiopia and Kibiwott Kandie from Kenya were the winners of the 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, held on Al Marjan Island earlier today (Friday, 21 February). On a day that saw a record-breaking number of runners tackle the various race formats, Yeshaneh became the fastest woman in history over 21.0975KM with a time of 64:31 while Kandie triumphed in 58:58.