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KENYANS DOMINATE

Dewi Griffiths (14) and Paul Pollock (5) head the field off at the start

CARDIFF HALF-MARATHON

SHADRACK KORIR and Viola Jepchumba completed a Kenyan double as they clocked record times in Britain’s third biggest race.

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