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Kiprotich and Chepchumba claim Nandi Mountain Running titles

Josephat Kiprotich and Edith Chepchuma were the winners of the second leg of Athletics Kenya Mountain running championships held today in Tinderet, Nandi County. Kiprotich won the 10km senior men’s title in 47:47 ahead of Frederick Domongole in second after timing 47:51 and Hillary Maiyo wounded the podium in 47:71. In 10km senior women, Jepchumba […]

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Taye and Aregawi break world 5km records at Cursa dels Nassos

Ethiopian’s Ejegayehu Taye and Berihu Aregawi broke the world 5km records at the Cursa dels Nassos in Barcelona yesterday. Taye broke the women’s race that was held by Kenyan world 3,000m steeplechase record holder Beatrice Chepkoech when she clocked 14:18. The 21 year old set an Ethiopian 3000m record of 8:19.52 earlier this year, and […]

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Nandi to host Mountain running on Sunday

Nandi County will be hosting the second leg of Athletics Kenya (AK) Mountain Running Championship on Sunday morning. The Tinderet meeting winners will pocket kshs 50,000, with second-placed athletes getting Sh30,000. Third-placed athletes will get Sh20,000 to the 10th positions.   The event will feature senior men and women’s 10km events while junior men and […]

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Pauline Murumba named the best CAA official

Kenyan Pauline Cherop Murumba has been named the Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) as the best official. According to the statement released by CAA, Murumba is a dedicated and enthusiastic athletics technician with many years of experience and solid credentials. “She is always very happy to offer her services to improve the quality of athletics […]

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Jebet and Rono triumph at Baringo Cross country

Agnes Ng’etich Jebet and upstart Geoffrey Rono were the winners of Baringo County Athletics Cross country championships held today at the Metipso primary school. Selected results Senior men Geoffrey Rono- 29:43 Julius Kipkwony- 29:56 Musa Mitei- 29:58 10km senior women Agnes Ng’etich Jebet- 34:45 Judy Jepkemoi- 34:53 Josphine Wanjiku- 35:20. 8km junior men Ismael Kurui- […]