October 15, 2022

Family mantle inspired Kipruto & Korir to top 2022 Chicago Marathon

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon over the weekend was a race of its own. Ruth Chepngetich of Kenya run  2:14:18 the second-fastest time in history, missing the World record by 14 seconds. Emily Sisson, finished second in a time of 2:18:29 to set  American record for women. She obliterated  Keira D' Amato record by 43 […]

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August 19, 2022

Hellen Obiri to debut marathon in New York

Hellen Obiri is set to make her maiden appearance in the marathon this fall. The Kenyan superstar is regarded as one of the best long-distance runners in the world. The 32-year-old Sergent in Kenya Defence forces has won medals on almost all surfaces. She has left indelible marks in cross country and track (indoors and outdoors) […]

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August 9, 2022

Kibiwot's last entry in 3000m SC in commonwealth saved Kenya

Abraham Kibiwot the winner of the 2022 commonwealth games was not scheduled to race in Birmingham. Twice world  Athletics champion Conseslus Kipruto, 2021 World U20 champion Amos Serem, and Amos Kirui were scheduled to toe the line. However, the last-minute changes saw Abraham Kibiwot replacing Amos Kirui.  Fresh from finishing 5th at World Athletics Championships […]

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July 2, 2022

Lawrence Cherono is keen to improve on the fourth place in the 2020 Olympics.

Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championship is here with us. On July 17, precisely at 6:15 a.m, men marathoners will toe the line in front of the University of Oregon's Autzen stadium. Kenya will be represented by Olympian Lawrence Cherono, former world half marathon record holder Geoffrey Kamworor, and Barnabas Kiptum. For the first time since the […]

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June 14, 2022

Kenyans unsatisfied with steeplechase performance in Mauritius

Kenya top medals table at 2022  African Athletics Championships in Mauritius. The team jetted back on Monday with warm reception. Known for long-distance running, Kenya scooped 10 Gold, 5 silver, and 8 Bronze medals. A total of 23 medals. Julias Yego Gold medal in javelin and Ferdinand Omanyala's victory in 100m are some of the Gold medals […]

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May 31, 2022

An imminent comeback: Conseslus Kipruto

Hate him or love him, Kenya's Conseslus Kipruto is still the King of 3000m steeplechase. The holiday is over and the king is coming to take his rightful position The last two years have been horrendous for the 27-year-old Olympian, seemingly the injuries that had bedeviled Kipruto are now behind him The two-time world athletics […]

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May 6, 2022

Cyprian Kotut perfects Martin Lel steps

Cyprian Kotut's resounding victory last week in the Hamburg marathon reminds us of his elder sibling Martin Lel.The 29-year-old roared to victory in a lifetime best of 2:04:47, smashing Eliud Kipchoge's course record of 2:05:30 which has stood for nine years. Kotut surpassed Martin Lel's personal best of 2:05:15 to keep the family legacy intact. However, the […]

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April 22, 2022

Elites field for 2022 Vienna city marathon

The 39th edition of the Vienna city marathon will be underway on Sunday, April 24, 2022. A galaxy of stars has been assembled for both men and women, in what is likely to result in course records. Leonard Langat and Vibian Chepkirui will be defending their titles whereas Goitom Kiffle of Eritrea and Caroline Kilel of […]

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April 13, 2022

Korir the hills cruiser eyes Boston marathon crown

With a personal best of 2:08:03, Albert Korir will be the slowest Kenyan in the men's elite field, lining up for the Boston Marathon on April 18. Yet he is one most decorated in the stellar line-up ever assembled in the Boston marathon. His resounding win in the New York marathon last year gives him an edge. Known for hills ferocity, Korir […]

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March 20, 2022

Eliud Kipchoge & Brigid Koskei, are still capable of breaking marathon World record

About a fortnight ago, Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Koskei won the 2022 Tokyo marathon, posting 2:02:40 and 2:16:02 respectively. The duo is currently world record holders over the distance.While Kipchoge holds men's records in 2:01:39, Koskei owns women's record in 2:14:04. Both broke the course record in Tokyo and achieved the japan All-comers record. Kipchoge's performance is […]

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