Jepchirchir run a world leading 10km, Chebii triumphs in Prague

KENYANS Peres Jepchirchir and Daniel Chebii triumphed at the Birell Prague Grand Prix in the Czech Republic on Saturday (05 September). The 22 year old Jepchirchir covered the 10km road race in 30 minutes and 55 seconds. (30:55). She betters her lifetime best from 31.18 when she was runner up to Gladys Cherono Kioprono (above [...]

Kitwara, Oljira sparkle in San Juan, Chemosin, Bersio in Rome, Ndungu in Lake Biwa

Kenyan Sammy Kitwara clocked 28:51 seconds to win his fifth outing at the World Best 10km race in San Juan Puerto Rico on Sunday (01 March). Kitwara has previously won this event four times between 2009 and 2013. In Sunday’s race Kitwara was followed across the finish line by Kenyans John Mwangangi, Stephen Sambu, Julius [...]

Cape Town, Okpekpe open business opportunities in road running

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has been granted an IAAF Silver Road Race Status, the Race Ambassador Elana Meyer revealed in Cape Town South Africa on Tuesday (24 February). Africans have excelled at major marathons worldwide ever since Ethiopian Abebe Bikila won the Olympic marathon in Rome Italy in 1960 and Tokyo Japan in 1964. [...]

Kenyan Mike Kigen victorious at San Silvestre in Madrid

MIKE Kigen of Kenya run an impressive time of 27:51 to carry the day in the men’s contest at the San Silvestre 10km Road race in the Spanish capital Madrid on Wednesday night (31 December 2014). Spain’s Jesus Espana (28:29) and Antonio Abadia (28:45) then Morocco’s Zakaria Mazouzi 928:47) followed Kign across the finish line. [...]

Edris pips Merga as Kisa triumph at San Silvestre in Belzano Italy

MUKTAR Edris piped Imame Merga on the finish line at the San Slivestre 10km Road race in Bolzano Italy on Wednesday (31 December 2014). They were both accredited with an identical time of 29:08 While New Zealand’s Zane Robertson (29:12) claimed the bronze medal. Meanwhile Janet Kisa outpaced Pries Jepchirchir in a Kenyan 1-2 win [...]