Go Ahead and Call It a Comeback – Niiya Breaks Shibui’s Course Record in Return to Road Racing

Ladies and gentlemen, Hitomi Niiya is back. You might remember
Hitomi Niiya from the 2013 Moscow World Championships 10000 m,
where she led the entire way only to get destroyed over the last
lap and finish 5th in 30:56.70. That made her the third-fastest
Japanese woman ever over that distance, but not long after that
race she quit the sport entirely, getting an office job as far away
from