Kenya’s Leonard Barsoton and Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone ripped up the record book at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K.
Kenya’s Rebecca Chesir and Muluhabt Tsega of Ethiopia will be the main contenders for the women’s title at the Shenzhen Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (15).
Not since the five-year reign of Kenenisa Bekele from 2002 to 2006 has a senior man managed to win back-to-back world cross-country titles, but Geoffrey Kamworor will be aiming to do exactly that at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on Sunday 26 March.
Leonard Barsoton and Irene Cheptai captured the men’s and women’s senior titles at the Kenyan Cross Country Championships in Nairobi on Saturday (18).
Just like the senior men’s race two years ago, which produced more than its fair share of surprises, the event at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 is shaping up to be more than a straight-forward contest between Ethiopia and Kenya.
There are just two weeks to go to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on Saturday 28 March and Emily Chebet has confirmed that she will defend the senior women’s title she won two years ago.
Just like in the previous two editions in 2011 and 2012, and its one-off ancestor in 1985, Kenyan made a clean sweep of all the titles at the 3rd African Cross Country Championships in Kampala, Uganda, on Sunday (16).