Kipketer, Gemeno triumph in Mumbai India

Kenya’s Gideon Kipketer and Ethiopian Shuko Genemo emerged winners at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon in India on Sunday (17 January). Kipkter claimed victory in the men’s race with a time of 2:08:35. Ethiopian Seboka Dibaba and Kenyan Marius Kimutai placed second and third respectively. Meanwhile Ethiopian Shuko Genemo covered the distance in 2:27:50 to [...]

Merga, Aprot triumph in Campaccio-IAAF Cross Country Permit meet

Ethiopian Imane Merge and Alice Aprot of Kenya were crwnd winners at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meet in Campaccio San Giorgio Su Legnano in Italy on Wednesday (06 January). Merga and fellow Ethiopian Yasin Haji the world junior cross country champion Yasin Haji were credited with an identical time of 28:50 for the 10km [...]

Kipyeko, Cheptegei triumph in Jinja-Uganda Cross country champs

The World Junior Mountain running Champions Phillip Kipyeko edged defending champion Moses Kipsiro in the sprint for the finish line to win the senior men’s 12km at the Uganda Cross Country Championships in Jinja some 80 km east of the capital Kampala on Saturday (14 February). Back in action after a layoff through injury, Juilet [...]

Karoki, Kipyegon, Edris triumph at IAAF Cross country Permit meeting in Nairobi, San Vittore Olone

Kenyan defending champion Bedan Karoki won the men’s 12 km at the IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Saturday (14 February). This was the only meet on the IAAF cross country permit series that takes place on African soil. Even as Kenyans dominated the top eight spots in each race, [...]

Ugandans Cheptegei, Nanyondo triumph at FISU World University Cross country Championships in Entebbe

UGANDANS John Cheptegei and Winnie Nanyondo carried the day at the FISU World University Cross country Championships in Entebbe Uganda on Saturday (22 March). Cheptegei won the men’s 10.5 km in 31:06.71. Kenyans Daniel Muindi (31:12.79) mark Lokwanami (32:33.26) and Calvin Chemoiywo (32:39.92) followed him across the finish line. Meanwhile Winnie Nanyondo (20:33.77) , Dorcus [...]