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Kimitei and Chepng’etich win Iten End GBV 10km Road race

Wilfred Kimitei and Lodwina Chepngetich won the Iten End Gender Based Violence (GBV) race held in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County today. Selected results Ludwina Chepng’etich- 35:02.6 Lydia Njeri- 35:23.5 Glorious Jepkurui- 35:40.3 Jesca Chelang’at- 35:53.1 Cynthia jelimo- 36:16.9 Mana Chesang- 36:23.1 Stella Jepkosgei- 36:35.2 Sharon Kemboi- 36:17.1 Vivian Jepkemoi- 37:10.4 Joan Kipyatich- 37:10.7 Men Wilfred […]

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Cherono shade off Olympic memories to win Valencia marathon as Jelagat shines

Boston and Chicago marathon champion Lawrence Chenoro won the Valencia Marathon to console his Olympic Games. Former Family Bank half marathon champion Nancy Jelagat won the women’s title Selected results Men Lawrence Cherono (KEN)-2:05.12 Chalu Deso (ETH)- 2:05.16 Philemon Kacheran (KEN)- 2:05.19 Geoffrey Kamworor (KEN)- 2:05.23 Abebe Negewo (ETH)- 2:05.27 Goiton Kifle (ETH)-2:05.25 Kinde Atanaw […]

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Jepkosgei to debut for 7km run in the Netherlands

Just a month after winning inaugural Kapsowar High school 10km Road race, Feliciana Jepkosgei has started her World Athletics championships in earnest as she prepares to compete at the Sunday’s Seven’s 7KM road race in the Netherlands. Jepkosgei, who was 4th at the Athletics Kenya Cross country championships in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County will be making […]

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Omanyala joins Kibiwott, Kerubo, Kibet, Kipruto in Police

Africa 100m record holder Ferdinand Omanya has joined reigning Commonwealth Games 3,000m steeplechase silver medalist Abraham Kibiwott, Africa 400m hurdles champion Venice Kerubo, cross country runner Michael Kibet as well as Doris Chepng’etich at the National Police Service (NPS). A statement on NPS social media pages today, disclosed that Omanyala was briefed on his new […]

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Jepchirchir call for more local races to accommodate many athletes

Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir has called for athletes to compete at the local meetings to boost their chances of earning an international races. Speaking in Kapsabet during the Athletics Kenya Consultative meeting in Kapsabet, Nandi County, and the New York City marathon said the importance of more local races that have been the source […]

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Mandago promise masters’ runners to complete Chekaiya training camp

Uasin Gishu County governor Jackson Mandago has pledged to complete Chekaiya High Altitude Training camp to help athletes in training ahead of major events. Speaking while hosting members of Athletics Kenya Masters from Uasin Gishu county, who were part of the Africa Open Masters Athletics championships that concluded at the Nyayo National stadium last Saturday. […]

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Kinyamal and Moraa admitted into Kenya Police Service

Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal and world under 18 400m silver medalist Mary Moraa have officially been admitted into the Kenya Police Service (APS). The duo graduated yesterday, November 29th where President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the ceremony at the Embakasi in Nairobi. Kinyamal was among the 2,610 police officers that graduated while Moraa […]

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Rhonzas Kilimo and Gloria Kite triumph at Khobar half marathon

Standard Chartered half marathon second finisher Rhonzas Kilimo and Gloria Kite were the winners of the Khobar half marathon ran over the weekend. Kilimo led a a podium sweep for Kenyans, winning in 62:05 where Kenyans took positions 1-4 with Abel Kipchumbe, Felix Kipkoech and Elvis Cheboi. In women, Kite won in 72:42 ahead of […]