Canadian Bryan Andrews finished 11th at the World 50K Championships in Doha, Qatar on Friday. The event, officially known as the IAU 50K Championships, is run on a 2.5K loop and begins at 6 p.m. to avoid the hot conditions in the country that sits on the Persian Gulf.
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Andrews, who trains with the Vancouver Falcons, finished in 3:13:32 for 50K, which equates to 3:52 per kilometre. He went through the marathon in approximately 2:40, unofficially, according to provisional race results. He’s run as fast as 2:28:59 for the marathon. American Tony Migliozzi won the event for the second consecutive year in 2:54:02.
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Canadian Lauren Albert-Lebrun finished 19th, unofficially. She was the only Canadian woman in the race and covered the 50K course in 4:07:03. Calum Neff, the marathon and half-marathon with a stroller world record holder, was scheduled to race but did not travel to Qatar for personal reasons.
Video of Lauren Albert-Lebrun
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