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The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run (approximately 3.1 mi or 16,404 ft) is a common long-distance running event in track and field. [1]

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A Coruña

A Coruña (is a city and municipality of Galicia, Spain. It is the second most populated city in the autonomous community and seventeenth overall in the country. The city is the provincial capital of the province of the same name, having also served as political capital of the Kingdom of Galicia from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and as a regional administrative centre between 1833 and 1982, before being replaced by Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña is a busy port located on a promontory in the Golfo Ártabro, a large gulf on the Atlantic Ocean. It provides a distribution point for agricultural goods from the region.

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Abderrahim Goumri

Abderrahim Goumri (عبد الرحيم الغومري; 21 May 1976 – 19 January 2013 in Temara, Morocco) was a Moroccan long-distance runner.

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Ali Saïdi-Sief

Ali Saidi-Sief (علي سعيدي سياف, born March 15, 1978 in Constantine) is an Algerian Olympic runner.

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Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana Eba (born 21 November 1991) is an Ethiopian female long-distance runner who competes in the 3000 metres, 5000 metres, and 10,000 metres events.

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Ancient Olympic Games

The ancient Olympic Games were originally a festival, or celebration of and for Zeus; later, events such as a footrace, a javelin contest, and wrestling matches were added.

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Arnhem

Arnhem (or; Arnheim, Frisian: Arnhim, South Guelderish: Èrnem) is a city and municipality situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands.

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Athletics at the Commonwealth Games

Athletics is one of several sports contested at the quadrennial Commonwealth Games competition.

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Athletics at the Summer Olympics

Athletics has been contested at every Summer Olympics since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics.

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Auckland

Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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Bellville, Western Cape

Bellville is a city in the greater Cape Town metropolitan area in South Africa.

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Ben Jipcho

Benjamin Wabura "Ben" Jipcho (born 1 March 1943) is a former athlete from Kenya, who won the silver medal in the 3000 meters steeplechase at the 1972 Summer Olympics, behind his teammate Kipchoge Keino.

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Bergen

Bergen, historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway.

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Berhane Adere

Berhane Adere Debala (Ge'ez: ብርሀኔ አደሬ born 21 July 1973 in Shewa) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who specialises in the 10,000 metres and the half marathon.

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Berkeley, California

Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.

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Bob Schul

Robert Keyser "Bob" Schul (born September 28, 1937) is a former American long-distance runner.

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Bologna

Bologna (Bulåggna; Bononia) is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy.

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Brahim Lahlafi

Brahim Lahlafi (إبراهيم لحلافي) (born 15 April 1968, in Fes) is a retired long-distance runner who represented Morocco during his active career.

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Bratislava

Bratislava (Preßburg or Pressburg, Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia.

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Brussels

Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Bydgoszcz

Bydgoszcz (Bromberg; Bydgostia) is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers.

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Cape Town

Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.

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Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui

Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui (born 26 May 1994) is a Kenyan female long-distance runner who competes in distances from 3000 metres to the half marathon.

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Christchurch

Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Compton, California

Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles.

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Daniel Komen

Daniel Kipngetich Komen (born 17 May 1976 in Elgeyo Marakwet District, Kenya) Komen is rumoured to be three years older than officially recognised.

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David Bedford (athlete)

David Colin "Dave" Bedford OBE (born 30 December 1949) is an English former long-distance runner, whose athletic career spanned the early 1970s.

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David Moorcroft

David Robert Moorcroft OBE (born 10 April 1953) is a former middle-distance and long-distance runner from England, and former world record holder for 5,000 metres.

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Dejen Gebremeskel

Dejen Gebremeskel (born 24 November 1989) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who primarily competes in track events.

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Dick Quax

Theodorus Jacobus Leonardus "Dick" Quax (1 January 1948 – 28 May 2018) was a Dutch-born New Zealand runner and one-time world record holder in the 5000 metres, and local-body politician.

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Dick Taylor (athlete)

Dick Taylor (born 3 January 1945 in Coventry) is a British former long-distance runner.

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Doha

Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.

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Dolichos (race)

Dolichos or Dolichus (Greek: Δόλιχος, English translation: "long race") in the ancient Olympic Games was a long-race (ca. 4800 m) introduced in 720 BC.

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Dong Yanmei

Dong Yanmei (born 16 February 1977 in Dalian, Liaoning Province) is a Chinese long-distance runner who specialized in the 5000 metres.

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Durham, England

Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Edwin Soi

Edwin Cheruiyot Soi (born 3 March 1986 in Kericho) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in the 3000 and 5000 metres.

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Elana Meyer

Elana Meyer, OIS, (born 10 October 1966) is a South African long-distance runner who won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in the 10,000 metres event.

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Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge (born 5 November 1984 in Kapsisiywa, Nandi District) is a Kenyan long distance runner, and the 2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist.

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Elvan Abeylegesse

Elvan Abeylegesse, (also formerly: Hewan Abeye (አልቫን አበይለገሠ, Amharic) and Elvan Can (Turkish); born September 11, 1982) is an Ethiopian-born Turkish middle and long-distance running athlete who competes over distances from 1500 metres up to the marathon, and also in cross country.

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Emiel Puttemans

Emiel Adrien "Miel" Puttemans (born 8 October 1947) is a retired middle- and long-distance runner, who set world records for 3000 metres (7 minutes 37.6 seconds) in 1972, for 2 miles (8 minutes 17.8 seconds) in 1971, and for 5000 metres (13 minutes 13 seconds) in 1972.

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Eugene, Oregon

Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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Faith Kipyegon

Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon (born 10 January 1994) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner and the current Olympic and World champion in the 1500 m women's having won the Rio Olympics on 16 August 2016.

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Fernanda Ribeiro

Maria Fernanda Moreira Ribeiro, GCIH (born 23 June 1969), is a long-distance runner born in Penafiel, Portugal.

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Fernando Mamede

Fernando Eugénio Pacheco Mamede, ComM (born 1 November 1951) is a former Portuguese athlete, a long distance running specialist.

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Florence

Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.

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Gabriela Szabo

Gabriela Szabo (born 14 November 1975) is a retired Romanian runner.

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Gelete Burka

Gelete Burka Bati (sometimes misspelled Burika, Oromo: Galate Burqaa Baati, Amharic: ገለቴ ቡርቃ; born 23 January 1986) is an Ethiopian middle-distance and long-distance runner.

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Genzebe Dibaba

Genzebe Dibaba Keneni (Amharic: ገንዘቤ ዲባባ ቀነኒ; born 8 February 1991) is an Ethiopian middle- and long-distance runner.

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Gete Wami

Getenesh "Gete" Wami Degife (Ge'ez:ጌጤነሽ 'ጌጤ' ዋሚ ደግፌ born December 11, 1974 in Debre Berhan) is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner who competed in cross country, track, and road events.

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Hagos Gebrhiwet

Hagos Gebrhiwet Berhe (ሓጎስ ገብረሂወት, born 11 May 1994) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner and current World Junior Record holder in the 5000 meters (12:47:53).

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Haile Gebrselassie

Haile Gebrselassie (ኃይሌ ገብረ ሥላሴ, haylē gebre silassē; born 18 April 1973) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete.

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Hayward Field

Hayward Field is a historic track and field stadium in Eugene, Oregon, United States.

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Hechtel-Eksel

Hechtel-Eksel is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg.

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Hellen Obiri

Hellen Onsando Obiri (born 13 December 1989) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner and the current 5000 metres champion after winning gold in the 2017 World Championships in London.

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Helsinki

Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.

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Hengelo

Hengelo is a city in the eastern part of the Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel.

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Henry Rono

Henry Rono (born 12 February 1952 in Kapsabet) is a Kenyan retired track and field athlete who specialised in various long-distance running events.

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Heusden

Heusden is a municipality and a town in the South of the Netherlands.

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Heusden-Zolder

Heusden-Zolder is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt.

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Hicham El Guerrouj

Hicham El Guerrouj (Moroccan Arabic: هشام الݣروج, Hishāmu l-Karrūj; Berber: Hicam El Gerruj, ⵀⵉⵛⴰⵎ ⴻⵍ ⴳⴻⵔⵔⵓⵊ; born 14 September 1974) is a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner.

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IAAF World Championships in Athletics

The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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Ian Stewart (runner)

Ian Stewart (born 15 January 1949) is a Scottish former long-distance running athlete.

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Imperial units

The system of imperial units or the imperial system (also known as British Imperial or Exchequer Standards of 1825) is the system of units first defined in the British Weights and Measures Act of 1824, which was later refined and reduced.

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Ingelheim am Rhein

Ingelheim am Rhein is a town in the Mainz-Bingen district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany on the Rhine’s west bank.

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Ingrid Kristiansen

Ingrid Kristiansen (née Christensen on 21 March 1956) is a Norwegian former athlete.

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International Association of Athletics Federations

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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Isaac Kiprono Songok

Isaac Kiprono Songok (born 25 April 1984 in Kaptel, Nandi District) is a Kenyan long-distance runner.

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Isiah Koech

Isiah Kiplangat Koech (born 19 December 1993) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in the 5000 metres.

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Ismael Kirui

Ismael Kirui (born 20 February 1975 in Kapcherop, Marakwet District) is a former Kenyan long distance runner who won gold medals over 5000 metres at the 1993 and 1995 World Championships in Athletics.

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Jakobstad

Jakobstad (Pietarsaari) is a town and municipality in Ostrobothnia, Finland.

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Jan Merrill

Janice "Jan" Melbourne Merrill (born June 18, 1956) is a retired American runner.

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Jiang Bo (runner)

Jiang Bo (born March 13, 1977 in Wafangdian, Liaoning Province) is a female Chinese middle distance runner.

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John Kipkoech

John Chepkwony Kipkoech (born 29 December 1991) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in the 5000 metres.

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John Ngugi

John Ngugi Kamau (born 10 May 1962), is a former Kenyan long-distance runner, often called one of the greatest cross country runners of all time and winner of the 5000 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

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Joseph Ebuya

Joseph Ebuya (born 20 June 1987 in Baragoi) is a Kenyan runner who specialises in the 5000 metres and was the 2010 IAAF World Cross Country Championships champion.

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Kathrin Weßel

Kathrin Wessel (née Ullrich, born 14 August 1967) is a retired German long-distance runner who specialized in the 10,000 metres.

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Kathy Mills

Kathy Mills (born 1936) is a community leader, singer, Aboriginal elder and activist from the Top End of the Northern Territory.

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Kazan

Kazan (p; Казан) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

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Kenenisa Bekele

Kenenisa Bekele (ቀነኒሳ በቀለ; born 13 June 1982) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner and the current world record and Olympic record holder in both the 5,000 metre and 10,000 metre events.

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Kiev

Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.

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King Baudouin Stadium

The King Baudouin Stadium (Stade Roi Baudouin, Koning Boudewijnstadion) is a sports ground in north-west Brussels, Belgium.

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Kipchoge Keino

Kipchoge Hezekiah Keino (born 17 January 1940) is a retired Kenyan track and field athlete.

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Knarvik

Knarvik (or Knarrviki) is the administrative centre of the municipality of Lindås in Hordaland county, Norway.

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Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County.

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Lausanne

Lausanne (Lausanne Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud.

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Letesenbet Gidey

Letesenbet Gidey (born 20 March 1998) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.

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Liliya Shobukhova

Liliya Bulatovna Shobukhova, née Shagbalova, former married name Volkova, (Лилия Булатoвнa Шoбухова (Шагбaлова) (Волкова); born 13 November 1977) is a Russian long-distance runner who competed in marathon races.

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Linet Masai

Linet Chepkwemoi Masai (born 5 December 1989) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in track and cross country running events.

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List of 5000 metres national champions (men)

Below a list of all National champions in the Men's 5000 metres (track outdoor) in track and field from several countries since 1980, some since 1970.

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List of 5000 metres national champions (women)

Below a list of all National champions in the Women's 5000 metres (track outdoor) in track and field from several countries since 1980.

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Liz McColgan

Elizabeth McColgan-Nuttall (née Lynch; born 24 May 1964) is a Scottish former middle-distance and long-distance track and road-running athlete.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Long-distance running

Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Mary Decker

Mary Teresa Slaney (formerly Tabb, née Decker; born August 4, 1958) is a retired American middle-distance runner.

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Meselech Melkamu

Meselech Melkamu (Amharic: መሰለች መልካሙ; born 27 April 1985 in Debre Marqos) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.

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Meseret Defar

Meseret Defar Tola (Amharic: መሰረት ደፋር; born 19 November 1983) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who competes chiefly in the 3000 metres and 5000 metres events.

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Milan

Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.

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Miruts Yifter

Miruts Yifter (Amharic: ምሩፅ ይፍጠር, affectionately known as "Yifter the Shifter") (15 May 1944 – 22 December 2016) was an Ethiopian athlete and winner of two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

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Mo Farah

Sir Mohamed Muktar Jama "Mo" Farah, (Maxamed Mukhtaar Jaamac Faarax; born 23 March 1983) is the United Kingdom's most successful distance runner.

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Mohammed Mourhit

Mohammed Mourhit (محمد مُرحيت) (born 10 October 1970 in Khouribga, Morocco) is a Belgian top cross country, middle and long distance runner who holds two European records, in the 3000 m and 5000 m. He is also a former European 10000 m record holder.

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Monaco

Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco), is a sovereign city-state, country and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe.

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Moses Kiptanui

Moses Kiptanui (born October 1, 1970 in Marakwet District, Kenya) is a middle and long distance athlete mostly famous for 3,000 m steeplechase in which he was the number one ranked athlete from 1991 to 1995 and three time IAAF World Champion.

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Moses Ndiema Kipsiro

Moses Ndiema Kipsiro (born 2 September 1986 in Singare) is a Ugandan long-distance runner who specialises in the 5000 metres.

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Moses Ndiema Masai

Moses Ndiema Masai (born 1 June 1986 in Kapsogom, Mount Elgon District) is a Kenyan runner who specializes in the 10,000 metres.

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Muktar Edris

Muktar Edris (born 14 January 1994) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who competes in track and cross country races.

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Murray Halberg

Sir Murray Gordon Halberg (born 7 July 1933) is a New Zealand former middle distance runner who won the gold medal in the 5000 metres event at the 1960 Olympics.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nina Holmén

Siv Nina Anette Holmén (née Wärn; born September 29, 1951 in Esse) is a Finnish former long-distance runner.

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Olga Yegorova

Olga Nikolayevna Yegorova (Ольга Николаевна Егорова; born 28 March 1972 in Novocheboksarsk, Chuvash ASSR) is a Russian middle distance runner.

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Oslo

Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.

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Ostrava

Ostrava (Ostrawa, Ostrau or Mährisch Ostrau) is a city in the north-east of the Czech Republic and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region.

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Palo Alto, California

Palo Alto is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States.

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Paola Pigni

Paola Pigni, married Cacchi (born 30 December 1945) is a former athlete from Italy, who mainly competed in the middle-distance running and cross country running.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Paul Tergat

Paul Kibii Tergat (born 17 June 1969) is a Kenyan former professional long distance runner.

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Paula Fudge

Paula Fudge (née Yeoman; born 30 March 1952) is an English former middle and long-distance runner.

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Paula Radcliffe

Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born 17 December 1973) is an English long-distance runner.

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PDF

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth or The Bay (iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa; it is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.

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Pyotr Bolotnikov

Pyotr Grigoryevich Bolotnikov (Пётр Григо́рьевич Боло́тников; 8 March 1930 – 20 December 2013) was a Soviet Track and field athlete who competed mainly in long-distance running events.

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Richard Limo

Richard Kipkemei Limo (born 18 November 1980) is a Kenyan athlete.

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Road running

Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).

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Rome

Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Ron Clarke

Ronald William "Ron" Clarke, AO, MBE (21 February 1937 – 17 June 2015) was an Australian athlete, writer, and Mayor of the Gold Coast from 2004 to 2012.

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Saïd Aouita

Saïd Aouita (سعيد عويطة; born November 2, 1959) is a former Moroccan track and field athlete.

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Saif Saaeed Shaheen

Saif Saaeed Shaheen (سيف سعيد شاهين), formerly Stephen Cherono (born October 15, 1982), is a steeplechase runner.

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Salah Hissou

Salah Hissou (صلاح حيسو) (born January 16, 1972 in Ait Taghia, Kasba Tadla) is a long-distance runner from Morocco, who won the gold medal over 5000 metres at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics in Seville.

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Sally Kipyego

Sally Jepkosgei Kipyego (born 19 December 1985) is a Kenyan long- and middle-distance runner.

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Salvatore Antibo

Salvatore Antibo (born 7 February 1962) is a former long distance runner from Italy.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Senbere Teferi

Senbere Teferi (born 3 May 1995) is an Ethiopian middle- and long-distance runner who competes mainly in the 1500 metres and cross country running.

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Sentayehu Ejigu

Sentayehu Ejigu Tamerat (born 21 June 1985 in Debre Markos, Amhara Region).

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Sileshi Sihine

Sileshi Sihine (Amharic: ስለሺ ስህኔ; born January 29, 1983 in Sheno) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.

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Sonia O'Sullivan

Sonia O'Sullivan (born 28 November 1969) is an Irish former track and field athlete.

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Sport of athletics

Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.

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Stade de France

The Stade de France is the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis.

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Stadio Olimpico

The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy.

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Stockholm

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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Suleiman Nyambui

Suleiman Nyambui (born February 13, 1953) is a former track athlete from Tanzania who specialized in various long-distance disciplines.

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Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet

Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet (born 28 March 1984) is a Kenyan long-distance runner.

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Thomas Longosiwa

Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa (born January 14, 1982 in West Pokot District) is a runner from Kenya who has competed at the two Olympics, winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Tirunesh Dibaba

Tirunesh Dibaba, also known as Tirunesh Dibaba Kenene, (Amharic: ጥሩነሽ ዲባባ ቀነኒ; born 1 June 1985) is an Ethiopian athlete who competes in long distance track events and international road races.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

The USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships is an annual track and field competition organized by USA Track & Field, which serves as the American national championships for the sport.

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Vincent Chepkok

Vincent Kiprop Chepkok (born 5 July 1988) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the 5000 metres.

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Vivian Cheruiyot

Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot (born 11 September 1983) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specialises in track and cross country running, olympic champion in 5000 metres event.

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Yelena Romanova

Yelena Nikolaevna Romanova (Елена Николаевна Романова; 20 March 1963 – 28 January 2007) was a Russian middle distance runner.

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Yenew Alamirew

Yenew Alamirew Getahun (born May 27, 1990) is an Ethiopian middle and long distance runner.

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Yobes Ondieki

Yobes Ondieki (born February 21, 1961 in Kisii, Nyanza) is a former Kenyan 5000 m runner, who won the World Championships' gold medal in Tokyo 1991.

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Yomif Kejelcha

Yomif Kejelcha Atomsa (born 1 August 1997) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.

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Zaragoza

Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.

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Zürich

Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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Zola Budd

Zola Pieterse (née Budd; born 26 May 1966) is a middle-distance and long-distance runner.

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1968 in athletics

While the most notable story coming out of 1968 was Socio-Political, politics involved with the Olympics was not something unique to this year.

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1979 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1979 in athletics.

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1980 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1980 in athletics.

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1981 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1981 in athletics.

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1982 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1982 in athletics.

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1983 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1983 in athletics.

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1984 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1984 in athletics (track and field).

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1985 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1985 in athletics (track and field).

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1986 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1986 in athletics (track and field).

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1987 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1987 in athletics.

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1988 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1988 in athletics.

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1989 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1989 in athletics.

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1990 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1990 in athletics.

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1991 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1991 in athletics.

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1992 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1992 in athletics.

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1993 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1993 in athletics.

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1994 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1994 in athletics.

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1995 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1995 in athletics.

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1996 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1996 in athletics.

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1997 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 1997 in athletics.

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1998 in athletics (track and field)

This page shows the main events during the 1998 year in athletics (track and field) throughout the world.

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1999 in athletics (track and field)

This page shows the main events during the 1999 year in athletics (track and field) throughout the world.

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2000 in athletics (track and field)

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2000.

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2001 in athletics (track and field)

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2001.

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2002 in athletics (track and field)

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2002.

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2003 in athletics (track and field)

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2003.

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2004 in athletics (track and field)

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2004.

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2005 in athletics (track and field)

This page shows the main events during the 2005 year in athletics (track and field) throughout the world.

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2006 in athletics (track and field)

The following events in athletics (track and field) took place in 2006.

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2007 in athletics (track and field)

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2007.

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2007 World Championships in Athletics

The 11th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), were held at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan from 24 August to 2 September 2007.

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2008 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 2008 in athletics.

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2009 in athletics (track and field)

This page contains an overview of the year 2009 in athletics.

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2010 in athletics (track and field)

In 2010 there was no obvious, primary athletics championship, as neither the Summer Olympics nor the World Championships in Athletics occurred in the year.

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2011 in athletics (track and field)

In 2011, the foremost athletics event was the 2011 World Championships in Athletics in Daegu.

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2012 in athletics (track and field)

In 2012 the foremost competition in athletics was the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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2013 in athletics (track and field)

In 2013 the foremost competition in athletics was the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow.

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2014 in athletics (track and field)

In 2014 there was no primary outdoor global athletics championship, as neither the Summer Olympics nor the World Championships in Athletics occurred in the year.

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2015 in athletics (track and field)

In 2015, the foremost athletics event was the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing.

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2016 in athletics (track and field)

In 2016, the foremost athletics events will be staged at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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2017 in athletics (track and field)

In 2017, the foremost athletics event was the World Championships in London.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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3000 metres

The 3000 metres or 3000-meter run is a track running event, also commonly known as the 3K or 3K run, where 7.5 laps are completed around an outdoor 400 m track or 15 laps around a 200 m indoor track.

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5K run

The 5K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of five kilometres (3.107 miles).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5000_metres

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