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10k Valencia Ibercaja

Sunday January 10th, 2021
Valencia, Spain
Distance: 10K

Around the corner we have one more edition of the 10K Valencia Ibercaja, organized one more year by the C. 10K VALENCIA Athletics premiering the running season in Valencia.

It is a massive urban race with more than 3,000 registered annually of 10 kilometers, where the maximum duration of the test will be 1 hour 40 minutes (100 minutes). The Organization will enable 5 different departures, each separated by 4 minutes apart, the first one being adapted and blind athletes.

The 10K Valencia is one of those tests that no runner should miss.

Cheer up and start the year in the best way... Running!!!!

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Race Date: 01/12/2020 Distance: 10k
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 26:24 Rhonex Kipruto 20 KEN
2nd Male 27:12 Benard Kimeli 24 KEN
3rd Male 27:13 Julien Wanders 23 SUI
4th Male 27:30 Jacob Kirop 30 KEN
Female 29:46 Sheila Chepkirui 28 KEN
2nd Female 29:51 Rosemary Wanjiru 26 KEN
3rd Female 29:51 Norah Jeruto 24 KEN
4th Female 30:50 Bosena Mulate 27 ETH
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 29:44 Sthephane Valenti 43 FRA
M 50-59 31:28 Francisco Javier Hidalgo Alonso 52 ESP
M 60-69 36:59 Vicent Ubeda Valls 61 ESP
M 70+ 43:04 Jose Picazo Beneroso 71 ESP
F 40-49 33:53 Pruvost Fanny 43 FRA
F 50-59 37:03 Monica Arias Vazquez 50 ESP
F 60-69 44:05 Magda Vila Garcia 60 ESP
F 70+ 1:02:37 Balbina Lahuerta Perez 72 ESP
10k Valencia Ibercaja

Rhonex Kipruto breaks world 10km record in Valencia

Posted by|Jan 12, 2020|

(2020)

Kipruto clocks 26:24 to smash the global mark, while Sheila Chepkirui wins in 29:46, Julien Wanders improves European record and Callum Hawkins runs Scottish best

The men’s world 10km record fell and the women’s record came under threat on Sunday as Rhonex Kipruto and Sheila Chepkirui stormed to success at the10K Valencia Ibercaja.

World 10,000m bronze medallist Kipruto clocked26:24 while his fellow Kenyan Chepkirui ran 29:46 on a bright morning in the Spanish portcity.

Kipruto, who is aged just 20, also broke the official world 5km record with his half-way split of 13:18, although faster times (such as SammyKipketer’s 13:00 from Carlsbad in 2000) were set before it became an official world record distance.

Kipruto’ssecond half was an even faster 13:06 but is not eligible for record ratification and his overall time takes14 seconds off the world 10km recordset by Joshua Cheptegei in the same city just six weeks ago.

Given the current discussion around Nike'sVaporfly shoes,the world record performance was met with some comment on social media that Kiprutohad achieved it while running in adidas shoes, rather than Nike.

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