Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot produced a dominant front-running display to win the Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (25).
World 10,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot makes her first competitive appearance in seven weeks as she takes on Britain’s European 10,000m winner Jo Pavey over 10 miles at the Great South Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (25).
Uganda's Moses Kipsiro and Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat topped the podium after claiming convincing victories at the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in Glasgow on Sunday (4).
Despite having two top-five finishers in the senior men’s race in 2013 – more than any other nation – Uganda missed out on a medal at the last championships. But the Ugandan team for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 looks formidable.
Two names have dominated Ugandan athletics over the past four years as the east African nation continues to make great inroads into the international distance-running scene.
Even on a rare evening of Scottish sunshine, the Commonwealth Games was hit with a lightning bolt as the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, took to the track for the first time in Glasgow thrilled a packed crowd at Hampden Park, crossing the line in his customary position of first place on Friday (1).
Moses Kipsiro scored his fourth victory in succession at the Ugandan Cross Country Championships, held in the south eastern city of Jinja on Saturday (1).
The 2014 Campaccio cross country meeting on 6 January , the first of two IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings in Italy in January, will be a rematch of the sharp end of the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships senior men’s race, organisers announced on Thursday (19).
Eight months after her impressive Half Marathon victory in Newcastle, Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba put in another commanding performance on British roads and won the Bupa Great Manchester Run over 10km with a world-leading time of 30:49 on Sunday (26).
For more than 40 years, the world has marvelled at the amazing endurance talent out of East Africa with Kenya and Ethiopia leading the way. Tanzania, Somalia and Eritrea have also made their mark on the international scene but one nation also making a growing impression is Uganda.