Category Archives: Track Events

Makau Clinches Back World Marathon Title For Kenya

Kenya’s own Patrick Makau yesterday ventured where few, since 2008, have dared to tread by clinching the world men’s marathon title and with it, the new world record since held by Ethiopia’s Haile Gebreselassie who dropped out due to a … Continue reading

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A Visit To The Cradle of Kenyan Athletics is Worth a Try

Just a few kilometres from Eldoret town is the Kipchoge Keino High performance Training camp considered by many to be the Mecca of athletics. It is located on a farm owned by legendary Kenyan track star Kipchoge Keino and is … Continue reading

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Another World Marathon Record Under Threat

Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai has won the 115th edition of the 2011 Boston Marathon ahead of compatriot Moses Mosop with a world record breaking time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 2 seconds – the fastest anyone has ever run. Mutai … Continue reading

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Kenya All-Set For The Punta Umbria 2011 World Cross Country Championships

This Sunday 20th will usher in the 39th edition of the iaaf world cross country championships which take place in Punta Umbria, Spain. A sum of us$ 280,000 in prize money will be paid by the iaaf for the two … Continue reading

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David Rudisha Joins Usain Bolt and Samuel Wanjiru

Last Sunday in a prestigious gala event held in Monte Carlo, Monaco, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which is the international governing body for the sport of athletics, bestowed upon a little-known son of Kenya, David Lekuta Rudisha, … Continue reading

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Alice Timbilil Wins The Kenya Airways Maasai Mara Marathon

Alice Timbilil is the new winner of the second edition of the star-studded Kenya Airways Maasai Mara Marathon staged in the Olchorro Oiroruwa Conservancy. Her victory comes nearly a month after winning the Amsterdam Marathon title. Samah Shalaby, the reigning … Continue reading

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