Ekiru and Obiri, the latest entry for the RAK half marathon

Two time Milan marathon champion Titus Ekiru and two time Olympic Games 5,000m silver medalist Helen Onsando Obiri have been included in the already congested list of runners at the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) half marathon.

Ekiru, who was the fastest marathon runner in 2021 returns to  United Arab Emirates after winning the Abu Dhabi Marathon last year in 2:06:13. 

He will be up against Abel Kipchumba, world half marathon record holder Jacob Kiplimo from Uganda among others,

Obiri who is slowly adapting into the road running will be up against Olympic silver marathon medallist, Brigid Kosgei as well as Daisy Cherotich.

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