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Kamworor wins New York Marathon: His first ever

Up to this point Geoffrey Kamwror has been known as a cross country and half marathon specialist. Indeed Kamworor is the defending champion of the world cross country championships and world half marathon championships. On Sunday in New York, he … Continue reading

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Joyciline Jepkosgei sets world half marathon record

Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei has been in excellent form in 2017. In April of this year she had set a new world half marathon record at 1:04:52  during a race in Prague. On Sunday October 22, she kept her momentum alive at … Continue reading

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Kenya’s prospects at the 2017 World Athletics championships

In the 2015 world athletics championships, Kenya were dominant and ended up at the top of standings for the first time ever with 7 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze. The 2017 edition will be held in London. What are … Continue reading

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Obiri sets new Kenya 5000m record

Olympic Silver medalist Hellen Obiri, who only switched to the 5000m last season, set a New Kenya record in 14:18.37 . It is the fastest time in the world since 2015 and it makes Obiri the fifth fastest woman in … Continue reading

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Kangogo and Kibiwott win in Houilles

Cornelius Kangogo clocked 28:19 to win the 45th Corrida Pedestre Internationale de Houilles 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday December 18. Kangogo, who is 23, has now won the race three times, equalling fellow Kenyan Micah Kogo. … Continue reading

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David Rudisha, the greatest 800m runner ever

No country has produced as many excellent two lap runners as Kenya has. In fact if you look at a list of the fastest 800m runners in history, you will find that 50% of them are Kenyan. However the one … Continue reading

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Moses Mosop breaks Samuel Wanjiru’s area record

Moses Mosop won the Xiamen marathon in China. It was a tightly contested race in which Mosop broke away from Ethiopia’s Tilahun Regassa in the last few stages. In the process of clocking 2:06:19 he took more than a minute … Continue reading

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Patrick Makau back to form wins Fukuoka

In 2011, Patrick Makau made history by setting the world marathon record. It had previously been held by Ethiopian legend Haile Gebreselassie. But on that day, Makau soundly beat Geb and in the process set a new world record at … Continue reading

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