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The researchers collected results from major competitions for the marathon, 10,000 meters, 5,000 meters, and 3,000-meter steeplechase, as well as the 50K and 20K racewalks.

So I want to thank you for the way you celebrated after winning the 10,000-meters at the 2008 Olympic Trials, when you took an impromptu bath in the steeplechase water pit on your victory lap.

She is also a veteran steeplechase jockey who had to put weights in her jodhpurs to keep her mount on the horse.

The others fell into his wake, and the procession moved across country like a steeplechase.

After he had won—fairly won—the Yanyilla Steeplechase, should he go to my father and ask for the wife he had won?

If my Cossacks had not indulged in that steeplechase my journey might have had a tragic ending.

There are no sensational water-jumps even at steeplechase meetings, the colonial horse not being accustomed to water.

I gave him a fair start, then laid the hounds on and we had a five-mile point, going like a steeplechase all the way.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to steeplechase, such as: exploration, hunting, inquiry, interrogation, investigation, and probe.

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