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Kandie win as Birhane breaks world half marathon record in RAK

Newly crowned National cross country champion Kibiwott Kandie extended his winning ways at Ras Al Khaimah half marathon ran today morning in United Arab Emirates as Ethiopia’s Ababel Brihane won with a world record. Kandie, who won the national cross country title last Saturday, won the title in 58:58, leading Kenyans in a 1-2 podium […]

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Stars face-off as Athletics Kenya track and field start in Eldoret

Bigwigs will clash in this weekend’s first leg of Athletics Kenya track and field that will be hosted at The University of Eldoret. The two day event that starts on Saturday to Sunday will be a precursor of the Africa Athletics Championships as well as Olympic Games set for Tokyo, Japan. Despite the preparations, Athletics […]

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Kipruto, Cheruiyot claim titles

Former Toronto marathon champion Benson Kipruto and Lucy Cheruiyot won the 34th edition of Electrolit Guadalajara Half Marathon ran on Sunday. Kenya’s Jeoffrey Kimutai, Kipruto, Cosmas Birech, Peru’s Ulises Martin and Mexico’s two-time winner and two-time Olympic finalist Juan Luis Barrios. Kipruto secured the title in 1:02:13, a personal best over the distance.   Cheruiyot […]

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Jepkosgei replaces Chelangat, Ndiwa in Africa team

Reigning World half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei has been included into Africa Cross country team set for Lome, Togo. The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will be replacing Sheila Chelangat and Commonwealth Games 10,000m silver medallist Stacy Ndiwa who withdrew. The reigning New York Marathon champion will be running alongside reigning 5,000m runner Margaret Chelimo, […]

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Chumo earns his P.B at Barcelona Half marathon

Kenya’s Victor Chumo won the Barcelona Half Marathon with his personal best on Sunday in Spain. The man who was part of Ineos pace setter won 59:58 to clinch the title improving from 60:03 set last year in Lille. He ran alongside compatriot Moses Koech, Uganda’s Stephen Kissa and Mande Bushendich, and Eritrea’s Abrar Osman and Ethiopia’s Tesfahun Alkanew.

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Kandie, Chelagat rule Cross country championships

Kibiwott Kandie and Sheila Chelagat won the national Athletics Kenya Cross Country Championships cum trials for Africa Cross country championships held at the Ngong Racecourse. The Kenya Defence Forces runner ended the 17-year long wait to give soldiers the first win from Kenya Police Service after stunning three-time world half-marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor. Kandie won […]

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Cherotich, Chebolei claim junior titles at national X- country championships

Maureen Cherotich and Samuel Chebolei were crowned the junior champions at the Athletics Kenya Cross Country Championships cum national trials ahead of Africa Cross country championships in Lome, Togo held today at the Ngong Racecourse. The South Rift Cherotich defeated her counterpart Edinah Jebitok to win the women’s Under-20 6km, which was a replica of […]