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We want to select a good team- Kipsang

Western region counties of Vihiga, Busia and Kakamega will be staging their championships this Saturday. Western region A.K chairman Patrick Kipsang said they want to come out with a formidable regional team that will compete with others to ensure they succeed at the nationals. He added that the weekend championships programmes have already been set, […]

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Beatrice Cheserek to chase Uasin Gishu cross country title

Beatrice Cheserk will be hoping to compete at the national trials when Athletics Kenya will be selecting the team for Africa Cross country championships in Lome, Togo. According to her coach James Seurei, the athlete was ejected from the regional team last year ahead of national trials to select the national for World cross country […]

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Edward Zakayo to skip Africa cross country

Commonwealth Games 5,000m bronze medalist Edward Zakayo will give Africa Cross country championships a wide berth to concentrate on Olympic Games set for Tokyo, Japan. The world under 20 5,000m champion, while competing at the 4th and penultimate of 2019/2020 Athletics Kenya Cross country championships in Kapsokwony, Zakayo said that his focus will be running at […]

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Krop, Jelagat to lead top runners at North Rift X-Country championships

Reigning Africa Youth Championships 5,000m silver medalist Jacob Krop and Boulogne Half marathon champion Nancy Jelagat will be the key highlight this weekend at the North Rift regional Athletics Kenya Championships that will be staged in Lodwar, Turkana County’s Ekales Sports Ground. Krop, fresh from finishing 4th at the Valencia Ibercaja 10km where world 10,000m bronze medalist Rhonex Kipruto broke the […]

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Kipserem, Kipketer, Kipchumba to compete at London marathon

Rotterdam marathon champion Marius Kipserem, former Mumbai marathon champion Gideon Kipketer and Amsterdam marathon champion Vincent Kipchumba have been added to the list of athletes that are set to compete at the 2020 London marathon set for April 26.  Apart from winning Rotterdam, Kipserem also won Abu Dhabi marathons when he clocked 2:06:11 and 2:04:12 […]

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Kipruto, Chepkirui break 10km world records at Valencia Ibercaja 10k

World under 20 10,000m champion Rhonex Kipruto and Sheila Chepkirui led Kenyan runners top podium sweep by breaking the world 10km distance during Valencia Ibercaja 10k Road Race ran on Sunday 12th January 2020. The world 10,000m bronze medallist broke a six-week world record set by Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei, shaking off 14 seconds, winning in […]

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Yosei, Chemining are Prison Kenya cross country champs

Former Africa Cross country bronze medalist Charles Mneira Yosei and Loice Chemining were the winners of today’s Kenya Prison cross country championships held at Ruiru training ground. Former Africa Cross country bronze medalist Charles Mneira Yosei and Loice Chemining were the winners of today’s Kenya Prison cross country championships held at Ruiru training ground. The […]