Jepchirchir eyes success in RAK Half Marathon

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir crosses the finishing line to win the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Half Marathon in the United Arab Emirates on February 10, 2017.

What you need to know:

  • Jepchirchir has been enjoying a stellar performance. After competing in various races locally, her career took shape in 2014 when she won the Le Lion Half Marathon in a course record of 69:12.
  • During the 2015 season, Jepchirchir competed in a number of races before signing up for the RAK Half Marathon the following year. She finished fourth in the race that was won by compatriot Cynthia Limo.

Former World Half Marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir is optimistic that she will improve her personal best when she lines up on Friday for the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Half Marathon in the United Arabs Emirates.

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