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Peris Jepchirchir cements place in history

Having the physical tools is one thing, but to go where no woman has gone before – and set a world record – you need a whole lot of determination to go with it. [Read more…]

Profile of Abraham Kiptum

Abraham Kiptum - Half Marathon World Record Valencia

When making his international racing debut, Abraham Kiptum jumped right into the deep end and took on the marathon, lining up in Rabat in April 2015. He finished third in a highly respectable 2:11:36. [Read more…]

WMM awards Edna Kiplagat title

edna kiplagat

CHICAGO – October, 2106 – Abbott World Marathon Majors named Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat as the winner of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series 2013-2014 (Series VIII). [Read more…]

Kenya set 1500m Relay Record

1500m relay

It was widely agreed that Kenya was fully capable of breaking the men’s 4x1500m world record at the IAAF World Relays but, unlike in the women’s event which had been relatively rarely run at international level before this year, most pundits stopped short of calling the men’s mark a certainty. [Read more…]

Kenya rocks Berlin 25k

Both winners of the BIG 25 Berlin clocked world leading 25 k times this Sunday despite warm weather conditions. While Kenya’s Richard Sigei crossed the line in the Olympic Stadium in 1:13:34 fellow Kenyan Lucy Kabuu ran 1:21:37. High temperatures during the race made it impossible for the 29 year-old to come closer to the […]

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Time-to-Run Global News» Kenya

Joyce Chepkirui still time for cooking

Joyce Chepkirui cooking Ugali

Joyce Chepkirui: Inspired by Tegla Loroupe she runs fast and still finds time for cooking

Tegla Loroupe has been the undisputed trendsetter for women long distance runners in Kenya. The former world marathon record holder made a point of encouraging her fellow countrywomen to run and compete. [Read more…]

WMM: Uganda and Kenya triumphs

On the opening day of the IAAF World Championships on 10 August, Edna Kiplagat of Kenya successfully defended her marathon World Championship title in 2:25:44, making history as the first female marathon runner to retain back-to-back world titles. Valeria Straneo of Italy was second in 2:25:58 while Kayoko Fukushi of Japan took third in 2:27:45. […]

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Time-to-Run Marathon» Kenya

Blood-testing facility in Kenya

Kenyan athletes will be tested by a new blood-testing programme after concerns about doping, according to the IAAF. Blood-testing has not been possible in east Africa because of the remoteness of training bases. As a result, it has been difficult to transport and test samples to an accredited laboratory within the required 36-hour time frame. […]

Blood-testing facility in Kenya is a post from: Drugs in Sport

Drugs in Sport» Kenya

Felix Limo announces international retirement

Felix Limo

Felix Limo

Hulst, The Netherlands – The well-known Kenyan distance runner Felix Limo announced his international retirement on Thursday, after a top-level career that spanned more than a decade. [Read more…]

Rudisha wins 800m Gold in WR

David Lekuta Rudisha

David Lekuta Rudisha

David Rudisha of Kenya bedazzled the world with his front running prowess and his majestic determination over 800m, this led to the first new world record on the London 2012 track. [Read more…]