Kiplimo, Thomas top at KipKeino Classic

Former Boston half marathon champion Philemon Kiplimo and national champion Maureen Thomas were the winners in 10,000m and 400m respectively at the Kip keino Classic national meeting at Kasarani stadium.

Kiplimo charged from behind to charge in the last lap to win the men’s 10,000m by clocking 28:37.96 ahead of world under 20 1,500m record holder Reuben Longosiwa to second place in 28:38.97 with Geoffrey Kiprotich settled third in 28:38.99 in an all Kenyan affair.

Thomas defeaed her opponents to win the one lap race, which she has dominated for long on Kenyan soil.

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