Published on 19 May 2017
Both the men’s and women’s race records will be the targets at the fifth edition of the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon on Saturday.
The men’s field boasts four runners with personal bests faster than the race record of 1:01:01 that Elijah Tirop set in 2015.
Of those one, Gilbert Masai, has sub-60 minute credentials. The 35-year-old has broken one hour on three occasions, most recently in Berlin on 2 April, winning in 59:17. His set his lifetime best of 59:31 in…