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Kipchirchir, Chelal win inaugural Machakos Great Run

Three months after winning Eldoret City Marathon Victor Kipchirchir Rotich and Jackline Chelal were crowned the champions of the inaugural Machakos 15km Great Run held today at the Machakos People’s Park.

Coming from Uasin Gishu County, Kipchirchir won the title in 41.51.43 ahead of cross country runner Emmanuel Bor from Nandi was second in 42.04.86 and Raynald Kipkorir 42.27.45 completing the podium.

After finishing third in the Eldoret City marathon, Chelal won the women’s title in 48.48.65 beating Sharon Kemboi to second after timing 49.23.47 and Pauline Eskon sealing the podium after clocking 49.29.10.

Leaky Kamina from Makueni won 10km event with Pauline Kavata taking the corresponding women’s race

Selected results

Leading Men- 15k

  1. Victor Kipchirchir 41.51.43
  2. Emmanuel Bor 42.04.86
  3. Raynald Kipkorir 42.27.45

Women 15km

  1. Jackline Chelal- 48.48.65
  2. Sharon Kemboi- 49.23.47
  3. Pauline Eskon 49.29.10

Men (10k)
1.Leaky Kamina 29.14.3
2.Hillary Ronoh 29.21.5
3.Cosmas Kyeva 29.29.4

Ladies (10k)
1.Pauline kaveke 32.19.76
2.Agnes mumbua 34.04.69
3.Everlyn Keli 34.48.30

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