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This is Coffee With Larry for Friday, February 23, 2024.

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Our topics:

1. Just hours before the 2024 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon.

2. The elite field numbers 40.

3. The registered runners are just over 5,700.

4. Now in its 17th year and on a new course, the RAK Half Marathon should be fast and compelling on Saturday!

5. Peres Jepchirchir, Tamirat Tola, and Benard Kibet Koech are the three top athletes in the field offered to the media for interviews.

Highlighting the RAK Half Marathon are 40 elite athletes, among them, pictured here, are Peres Jepchirchir and Tamirat Tola, photo by RunBlogRun

6. The RAK Half Marathon is the fastest half marathon in the world.

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Please check out #CoffeeWithLarry for Saturday!