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Kidane set to challenge for Bupa Great North Run title

Worknesh Kidane is aiming to prove her pedigree as a half

marathon runner challenging for for BUPA Great North Run title in this year's

race on Sunday. Kidane another of the outstanding flock of Ethiopian athletes

currently dominating world distance running, has confirmed her entry for the

World's biggest race over the distance.

Kidane this year's World Cross Country long course silver

medallist and third finisher in the short 4K race, only ran her first half

marathon nine days ago. But

the 23-year-old African star will fear no one when she steps onto the

Newcastle starting line this weekend - including Catherine Ndereba the

current Olympic and World marathon silver