Reigning world Under 18, 3,000m silver medalist will have a chance to represent Kenya in two races across the world this year.
Double world 1,500m champion has been joined by athletes amd journalists in mourning the death of his elder brother Bellah Kemboi.
World 800m record holder David Rudisha and two-time Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop will not seek selection for this year’s Commonwealth Games, team officials said Tuesday.
On Saturday, Athletics Kenya named a strong squad ahead of the 5th edition of Africa cross country championships set for Chlef, Algeria on 17th March following a successful national cum Africa Cross Country trials that was staged at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi.
Rated as the fastest course, where athletes set world records, the 2018 Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) assembled the best runners in the world as Kenyans Fancy Chemutai and Bedan Karoki missed the world record in a race ran today morning in United Arab Emirates.
Edward Zakayo won silver in 3,000m at the World Under 18 championships but that is not enough as he sets focus to bring glory to Kenya at the forthcoming Africa Cross Country championships set for March in Algeria.
Favourites Joan Chelimo and Bernard Kimeli will lead a host of other athletes in the Athletics Kenya, North Rift cross country championships slated for this Saturday at Kishaunet Showground in West Pokot County.
Reigning Honolulu marathon champion Brigid Kosgei will face off with world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei, Olympic 5,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot, Berlin half marathon champion Joan Chelimo among other Kenyan contingent to next month’s Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) half marathon race.
Joseph Ebuya is well remembered when he ended a long wait for Kenyan runners to win a medal at the IAAF world cross country championships in Bydgoszcz in Poland.
Fresh from winning Discovery Cross Country championships in Eldoret, Josphat Kipchirchir will lead Central Rift at the next month’s national cross country championships cum national trials for the 5th edition of Africa Cross Country championships set for Algeria.