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Chebet and Rono rule Nairobi Region cross Country championships

World cross country champion Emily Chebet and Geoffrey Rono won the senior races at the Athletics Kenya Nairobi Region cross Country championships held today at the Kenya Prisons’ Service Ground. Chebet, who has been finishing second for two years, won the 10km senior women title in 32:13.2 relegating Winfred Yavi (32:23.7) and Mercy Chepkorir was […]

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Chepkoech on road to defend her world under 20 title

Despite an unforgettable senior career debut at last weekend’s Athletics Kenya Central Rift Cross Country Championship, World Under 20 3,000m steeplechase champion Jackline Chepkoech says she is focused on retaining her title at the next edition set for Cali, Colombia on August 1-6 this year. Chepkoech led a podium sweep for her native Uasin Gishu […]

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Chepngetich and Chebet to lead Nairobi cross country championships

Top athletes are set to battle out foe the Athletics Kenya Nairobi Region cross country championships set for tomorrow at the Kenya Prisons Service, Nairobi West. Among those expected to battle for the honours will be reigning world marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich, former world under 10 1,500m silver medalist Ednah Jebitok among others But the […]

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Jepchirchir, Jepkosgei and Kiplagat to renew their rivalry at Boston marathon

Olympic Marathon champion Peres Jepchirchir, London marathon champion Joyciline Jepkosgei and multiple London marathon champion Edna Kiplagat will be facing off at the Boston marathon set for April 18th in the USA. Elite women  Peres Jepchirchir (KEN) 2:17:16 (Valencia, 2020) Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) 2:17:43 (London, 2021) Degitu Azimeraw (ETH) 2:17:58 (London, 2021) Roza Dereje (ETH) […]

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Strong wind, lack of pacemakers slowed my time at Valencia- Ebenyo

Former San Silvestre Vallecana 10km champion Daniel Ebenyo Simiu has attributed his slow run due to the heavy win that has affected his faster time despite winning the Valencia Ibercaja 10km road race in Valencia Spain. Simiu, who won the men’s title in 26:58, failing to break the world record set by compatriot Rhonex Kipruto […]

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Jebitok, Kimeli win s Egoibar Cross Country titles

Former world under 20 1,500m silver medalist Ednah Jebitok and former Africa cross country champion Nicholas Kimeli Kipkorir were the winners of today’s Egoibar Cross Country championships. Jebitok won the senior women’s title in 26:02 ahead of world cross country junior champion Beatrice Chebet to second in 26:22 in a an all Kenyan 1-2 podium […]

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Kiprop and Cherop win as Bungoma dominate Western cross country championships

Kennedy Kiprop and Nancy Cherop were the winners of Athletics Kenya Western Region cross country Championships held yesterday in Kimilili, Bungoma County. With four counties- Bungoma, Kakamega, Busia and Vihiga teaming up, the hosts emerged victorious sweeping top six positions in each category. Starting from the 5km under 18 girls, 6km under 18 boys, 6km […]