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Elgeyo Marakwet dominates junior races in North Rift

Elgeyo Marakwet dominated 6km junior women, sweeping all top five positions in the North Rift Athletics Kenya regional championships held today at Maralal Sports ground in Samburu County. Feliciana Kanda led other athletes from christened Home of Champions to the top positions after timing 20:05.2 edging out school girl Ages Jebet who returned second in […]

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Stephen Kiprop wins as Ethiopians dominate RAK half marathon

Stephen Kiprop won the 13th edition of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) half marathon held today in a race dominated by Ethiopians. Former Barcelona marathon champion Valary Aiyabei Jemeli was the first Kenyan to cross the finish line in 5th position as Ethiopians swept the podium in a 1-2-3-4 positions on women category. Little known Kiprop […]

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Peres Jepchirchir feted as Jemeli to fight for RAK honours

Former world half marathon record holder Peres Jepchirchir was feted today with her world record ahead Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Half marathon set for this weekend. It will also be one of the fierce battles as former Barcelona marathon champion Valary Aiyabei Jemeli takes on Jepchirchir who was presented today with the AIMS World Record […]

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Unhappy athletes protest over lack of training ground

Christened Home of Champions due to the budding athletes every time, the name has lacked meaning after athletes complained for lack of training ground to nurture others. Experienced athletes joined young ones I today’s demonstration, protesting lack of such facilities as they prepare for athletics events across the world. Headed by triple Linz marathon winner […]

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Eldoret National trials is part of Sports Tourism

National cross country cum national trials is part of promoting local sports tourism ahead of world cross country championships in Aarhus Denmark. For the first time, the national championships will be staged at Eldoret Sports Club on 23rd February as they choose national team ahead the world showpiece. According to LOC steering committee chairman Abraham […]

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Bor, Chepkemoi rule Samuel Wanjiru Memorial in Nyahururu

Road race specialist Emmanuel Bor and 2016 Africa Cross country bronze medalist Beatrice Chepkemoi were the winners of the third edition of Samuel Wanjiru Memorial 10km road race held today in Nyahururu. Nandi based runner, who has been competing local cross country and road races won the men’s race timing 28:25.8. As he prepares to […]

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Joshua Kipkorir wins silver at Lagos Marathon

Reigning Singapore Marathon champion Joshua Kipkorir finished second at the Lagos marathon held in Nigeria as Ethiopians dominated the championships. Kipkorir, who led Kenyans to sweep Singapore marathon from position 1-17, finished second behind Ethiopia’s Suntayahu Legese. Legese won the race timing 2:17.28 as Kipkorir, the winner of 2018 Standard Chartered marathon came second timing […]

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Forces pitch tent ahead of national trials in Eldoret

Double world cross country champion Geoffrey Kamworor will be leading Kenya Police Service in this year’s national cross country championships cum national trials to be held in Eldoret on 23rd February ahead of world cross country championships in Aarhus, Denmark. Kamworor who won his 6th police cross country title last weekend will be returning to […]