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Former world marathon champion Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia has confirmed his participation in the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon on February 24; and heads back to the area where he emerged as a world class road runner when winning the neighbouring Dubai Marathon in 2017.

Olympic women’s marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir, and last year’s men’s winner, Benard Kibet are just the first two of what is expected to be a constellation of stars at the Ras Al Khaimah Half-Marathon on Saturday, February 24.

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