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Abebe Mekonnen (born 16 October 1964) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.
Abraham Assefa (born 9 December 1972) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.
Camelia Alina Gherasim (née Tecuţă, born November 10, 1971 in Galaţi) is a Romanian long-distance runner.
Ana Isabel Alonso (born 16 August 1961 in Villaherreros, Palencia) is a former long-distance runner from Spain, who represented her native country in three Summer Olympics: 1988, 1996 and 2000.
Andrew Lloyd (born 14 February 1959) is best known for coming from behind in the last lap to take the 5000m gold medal in the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games.
Anne Frances Audain (née Garrett, born 1 November 1955) is a New Zealand middle and long-distance runner.
Anuța Cătună (born October 1, 1968, in Lunca Ilvei, Bistrița-Năsăud) is a former female long-distance runner from Romania, who represented her native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996.
Asha Gigi Roba (born 15 October 1973 in Arsi) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who specialises in the marathon.
The Association of Road Racing Statisticians is an independent, non-profit organization that collects, analyzes, and publishes statistics regarding road running races.
Aurora Cunha (born May 31, 1959 in Ronfe, near Guimarães) is a retired long-distance runner from Portugal, living in Póvoa de Varzim.
Ayele Mezgebu (born 6 January 1973) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance runner who specialized in cross-country running.
Ayelech Worku (born June 12, 1979) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, most known for winning two World Championships bronze medals on the 5000 metres.
Bekele Debele (born 12 March 1963) is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner who specialised in cross country running.
Benjamin Kipkoech Limo (born 23 August 1974 in Chepkongony, Uasin Gishu) is a Kenyan former middle- and long-distance runner.
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.
Birhan Dagne (born 8 April 1978) is an Ethiopian-born British long-distance runner.
Moulay Brahim Boutayeb (مولاي ابراهيم بوطيب; born 15 August 1967 in Khemisset) is a retired Moroccan track and field athlete.
Brahim Jabbour (born 2 October 1970) is a retired Moroccan long-distance runner.
Carl Thackery (born 14 October 1962 in Sheffield/UK) is a retired British long-distance runner, who competed in the 1980s and 1990s.
Carlos Manuel Gonçalves Patrício (born 9 October 1964) is a retired long-distance runner from Portugal, who won the 1993 edition of the Vienna Marathon.
Chala Kelele (born 7 October 1966) is a retired Ethiopian runner who specialized in cross-country running.
Colin Frederick Walker (born 29 October 1962) is an English former athlete who specialised in the 3000 metres steeplechase.
Maria Conceição da Costa Ferreira (born 13 March 1962 in Aveleda) is a retired Portuguese long-distance runner.
Constantina Diță (formerly Constantina Diță-Tomescu born on January 23, 1970 in Turburea, Gorj County), is a Romanian long-distance runner, who specializes mainly in the half marathon and marathon.
Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.
Cristina Pomacu (born September 15, 1973 in Calafat, Dolj) is a female long-distance runner from Romania who mainly competed in the marathon.
Debebe Demisse (born 1968-01-01) is a retired Ethiopian runner.
Derartu Tulu (Amharic: ደራርቱ ቱሉ; Afaan Oromo:Daraartuu Tulluu; born March 21, 1972) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, who competed in track, cross country running, and road running up to the marathon distance.
Dionísio Silva Castro (born 22 November 1963 in Fermentões-Guimarães) is a former long-distance runner from Portugal, best known for setting the world record in the 20,000 metres on 31 March 1990, when he clocked 57:18.4 in La Flèche.
Domingos Silva Castro (born 22 November 1963 in Fermentões-Guimarães) is a former long-distance runner from Portugal, who was one of the leading athletes in the longer events during the late 1980s, early 1990s.
Dorthe Skovshoved Rasmussen (born January 27, 1960 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a retired female long-distance runner from Denmark.
Ebru Kavaklıoğlu (born Yelena Kopytova on 14 March 1970 in the Russian SFSR) is a retired long-distance runner who specialized mainly in the 5000 metres.
Edgar Martins de Oliveira (born 11 November 1967 in Ibititá) is a retired Brazilian middle-distance runner who specialised in the 1500 metres.
is a long-distance running relay race, typically held on roads.
Elarbi Khattabi (العربي خطابي; born 16 May 1967) is a Moroccan long-distance runner who specialized in the 3000 metres steeplechase and cross-country running.
Elena Fidatov, sometimes known as Elena Fidatof, (born 24 July 1960) is a former Romanian middle- and long-distance runner who competed in track, road, and cross country running competitions.
Elenilson da Silva (born 24 January 1972 in Jardim) is a retired long-distance runner from Brazil.
Eliud Barngetuny (born 20 May 1973) is a Kenyan former long-distance runner who specialised in the 3000 metres steeplechase.
is a Japanese long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon race.
Ezequiel Bitok (born 15 February 1966) is a retired Kenyan runner.
Deolinda Fernanda da Silva Marques (born 15 April 1966) is a Portuguese long-distance runner.
Maria Fernanda Moreira Ribeiro, GCIH (born 23 June 1969), is a long-distance runner born in Penafiel, Portugal.
Fita Bayisa (Afan Oromo: Fixaa Bayissaa)(Amharic: ፍታ ባይሳ) born December 15, 1972 in Ambo, Oromia) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, most known for winning a bronze medal on the 5000 metres at the 1992 Summer Olympics. A year before he had won a silver medal at the World Championships in Tokyo. Before the Olympic Games in Barcelona, Bayisa had emerged as the favourite for 10,000 metres, as he had defeated a world-class field at the Bislett Games in Oslo in a time of 27:14.26 min. However, he failed to make an impact on the 10,000 m final, which was won by Khalid Skah. Among his other achievements, he was the winner of the 1999 Belgrade Race Through History. He beat Paul Tergat by a second in the unusual race across Belgrade's city fortress.
Florina Pană (born January 20, 1973 in Bucharest) is a retired female long-distance runner from Romania.
Frances Anne "Francie" Larrieu Smith (November 23, 1952 in Palo Alto, California) is an American track and field athlete.
Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.
Gadissie Edato (born 15 March 1973) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.
Genet Gebregioris (born 1975 in Addis Ababa) is an Ethiopian middle distance runner who competed in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
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.
Getenesh Urge (ጌጤነሽ ኡርጌ; born 30 August 1970) is a retired Ethiopian middle distance runner who competed in the 1980s through to 2000.
Haile Gebrselassie (ኃይሌ ገብረ ሥላሴ, haylē gebre silassē; born 18 April 1973) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete.
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.
is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
Iulia Olteanu (née Negură; born 26 January 1967) is a Romanian former long-distance runner who competed in cross country, track and road running events.
Jackline Maranga (born December 16, 1977 in Nyanturago, Kisii) is a retired Kenyan middle distance runner.
Jane Moraa Omoro (born 12 September 1974) is a Kenyan female long-distance runner who competed in cross country, track and road running events, up to the marathon.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
John Kipkemboi Kibowen (born 21 April 1969 in Changach, southern Keiyo District), is a Kenyan former long-distance runner who specialized in the 5000 metres and cross-country running.
John Kosgei, (born 15 July 1973) is a Kenyan athlete who specializes in middle- and long-distance running.
John Paul Mayock (born 26 October 1970, in Barnsley) is an English middle distance runner.
Jonathan "Jon" Solly (born 28 June 1963) is an English former long-distance runner, who won the gold medal in the 10,000 metres at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh.
Joseph Kibor (born 22 December 1972) is a Kenyan runner.
Joseph Kimani (September 1, 1972 – November 1, 2012) was a Kenyan long-distance runner who competed over 10,000 metres on the track and in road running competitions.
Khalid Skah (خالد سكاح) (born January 29, 1967) is a Moroccan track and field athlete, winner of the 10,000 metres at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Leah Malot (born July 6, 1972) is a runner from Kenya.
Leila Aman (born 24 November 1977 in Arsi) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, who specializes in the half marathon and cross-country running.
World records in athletics are ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Litochoro (Λιτόχωρο, Litóchoro; Katharevousa: Λιτόχωρον) is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece.
Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).
Lorraine Mary Moller (born 1 June 1955) is a former athlete from New Zealand, who competed in track athletics and later specialised in the marathon.
Luchia Yishak (born 8 April 1973 in Eritrea).
Lyudmila Mikhaylovna Matveyeva (born 1 February 1957) is a Soviet long-distance runner.
Manaus or Manaós before 1939 or (formerly) Barra do Rio Negro, is the capital city of the state of Amazonas in the North Region of Brazil.
The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.
Martha "Marty" Cooksey (born July 18, 1954) is an American former long-distance runner who competed in events ranging from 5000 meters to the marathon.
Mary Theresa O'Connor (born 19 June 1955 in Hokitika, West Coast) is a retired female long-distance runner from New Zealand.
Merima Denboba (born 21 August 1974 in Arsi) is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner, who specialized in the 5000 metres and cross-country running.
Million Wolde (Amharic: ሚሊዮን ወልዴ; born March 17, 1979) is an Ethiopian athlete, winner of the 5000 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Nadezhda Stepanova (married name Nadezhda Galyamova, Надежда Степанова; born 22 July 1959) is a Russian former long-distance runner.
Naomi Mugo (born 2 January 1977 in Nyahururu) is a Kenyan middle-distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres and cross-country running.
Naomi Sakashita (坂下奈穂美; born 25 May 1975) is a retired Japanese runner who specialized in the 5000 metres and marathon.
Natalya Sorokivskaya (Наталья Сорокивская; born 23 July 1962) is a Kazakhstani female former long-distance runner who competed for the Soviet Union and later Kazakhstan.
Nina Christiansen (born 7 June 1964) is a Danish long-distance runner.
Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.
Olga Petrovna Bondarenko (née Krentser, О́льга Петро́вна Бондаре́нко-Кренцер; born 2 June 1960 in Slavgorod) is a retired female track and field athlete, who competed mainly in the 10,000 metres.
Paul Koech (born 31 December 1969 in Uasin Gishu District) is a Kenyan distance and marathon runner.
Paul Malakwen Kosgei (born 22 April 1978 in Marakwet) is a Kenyan long-distance and marathon runner.
Paul Yego (born 25 November 1968) is a Kenyan distance and marathon runner.
A relay race is a racing competition where members of a team take turns completing parts of racecourse or performing a certain action.
María Rocío Ríos Pérez (born March 13, 1969, León, Spain) is a retired female long-distance runner from Spain, who represented her native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the women's marathon race, finishing in fifth place.
Ronaldo da Costa (born June 7, 1970 in Descoberto, Brazil) is a former long-distance runner and world-record holder for the marathon distance.
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.
Sally Barsosio (born 21 March 1978 in Keiyo District) is a Kenyan distance runner.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
Stela Olteanu (born 25 February 1972) is a Romanian long-distance runner.
Stephen James "Steve" Moneghetti, (born 26 September 1962 in Ballarat, Victoria), is an Australian long-distance runner and physical health consultant.
Susan Chepkemei (born 25 June 1975 in Komol, West Pokot District) is a female Kenyan long-distance runner, who competes in the 10,000 metres and marathon.
Svetlana Guskova (born 19 August 1957) is a Moldovan runner who competed for the Soviet Union.
Tatyana Vasilyevna Kazankina (Татья́на Васи́льевна Каза́нкина; born December 17, 1951 in Petrovsk, Saratov Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a Soviet/Russian former runner who set seven world records and won a total of three gold medals at the Olympic Games.
Tesfaye Tola (born October 19, 1974) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, most known for winning a bronze medal in marathon at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Tetyana Volodymyrivna Apaycheva (née Khamitova, formerly Samolenko and Dorovskikh, Тетяна Володимирівна Апайчева, née Хамітова, born 12 August 1961) is a Ukrainian retired middle-distance runner who represented the Soviet Union until 1991, the Unified Team in 1992, and later Ukraine.
Tom ("Thomas") Nyariki (born September 27, 1971 in Nyamira) is a long-distance runner from Kenya.
Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima (born 11 August 1969 in Cruzeiro do Oeste, Paraná, Brazil) is a former long-distance runner who specialised in marathons.
Wander do Prado Moura (born 22 February 1969) is a retired long-distance runner from Brazil, who won the gold medal in the men's 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
William Koech (born December 2, 1961) is a retired Kenyan long-distance runner who specialized in the 10,000 metres.
William Mutwol (born October 10, 1963) is a former middle distance runner from Kenya.
William Cheruiyot Sigei (born 11 October 1969 in Cheboi'ngong' village, just outside Kapsimotwo village, Bomet, Kenya) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who won the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 1993 and 1994.
Wodajo Bulti (born 11 March 1957) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance runner who specialized in the 5000 metres, 10000 metres and cross-country running.
Worku Bikila (born 6 May 1968) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance runner, who specialized mainly in the 5000 metres.
Yelena Nikolaevna Romanova (Елена Николаевна Романова; 20 March 1963 – 28 January 2007) was a Russian middle distance runner.
Yemenashu Taye (born 1979) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner.
Yukiko Okamoto, also known as Sachiko Okamoto, (岡本幸子; born 29 November 1974) is a retired Japanese runner who specialized in the half marathon and marathon.
The 10K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of.