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In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Ababel Yeshaneh from Ethiopia and Kibiwott Kandie from Kenya were the winners of the 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, held at Al Marjan Island on Friday. Attracted 5,200 runners across a variety of categories that included full half marathon, a relay, 5 km and a 1 km fun run.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah awards Ababel Yeshaneh the winners trophy winners.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Ababel Yeshaneh (R) from Ethiopia and Kibiwott Kandie (L) from Kenya were the winners of the 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah at the start of the race.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Yeshaneh from Ethiopia smashes World Record in the women’s race with a time of 64:31.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Men’s race is won by Kandie from Kenya with a time of 58:58

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Brigid Kosgei and Ababel Yeshaneh battle for the lead.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Yeshaneh continues to enjoy success in the United Arab Emirate having been victorious in the 2018 ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Half marathon gets under way.

In pictures: Record-breaking 2020 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon

Half marathon gets under way.