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 [...]

South Africa’s Mokoka sets target for World Cross country champs-Guiyang

South Africa’s two-time Shanghai International Marathon champion Stephen Mokoka returns to China aiming to improve his position at the World Cross country Championship in Guiyang tomorrow Saturday. Mokoka and Shadrack Hoff are the best all-time South African performers at the IAAF World Cross country championship. Hoff was 15th in 1999, while Mokoka was 15th in [...]

South African Shadrack Hoff ready for World Cross country champs in Guiyang China

South African 5000m record holder Shadrack Hoff makes a return to the national team when he competes at the IAAF World Cross country Championships in Guiyang China tomorrow (Saturday). Hoff qualified to make the South African team for China after placing fifth at the national cross country trial in January. He is delighted to be [...]

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 [...]