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Ugandan long distance runner, Joshua Cheptegei will this Saturday join about 250 athletes from more than 50 teams in the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 taking place in the northern Polish city.

Saturday’s races follow a looped 5km circuit around Gdynia’s city centre before finishing on its main beach on the Baltic Sea coast.

The men’s race features world 5000m and 10,000m record-holder Joshua Cheptegei, while the women’s features a face-off between half marathon world record-holders Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya and Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh.

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