Sunday, 27 December 2015

2016 IAAF and Athletics Kenya Calendar of Events


JANUARY:
2016/01/02 Xiamen International Marathon Xiamen, CHN
2016/01/06 IAAF Permit Cross Country San Giogiosu Lagnane, ITA
2016/01/08 Tiberias Marathon Tibetias, ISR
2016/01/09 Sixth Premium Athletics Kenya Cross Country Series Sotik,  KEN
2016/01/09 IAAF Permit Cross Country Edinburg, GRB
2016/01/15 Kenya Defence Forces 21Km Road Race Thika, KEN
2016/01/15 Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championships Thika, KEN
2016/01/16 Counties Cross Country Championships All Counties, KEN
2016/01/16 IAAF Permit Cross Country Antrim, GBR
2016/01/16 Kenya National Police Cross Country Championships Ngong Race Course, KEN
2016/01/17 IAAF Permit Cross Country Seville, ESP
2016/01/22 Dubai International Marathon Dubai, UAE
2016/01/23 Kenya Prisons Service Cross Country Championships Uhuru Gardens, KEN
2016/01/24 IAAF Permit Cross Country Elgoibar, ESP

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

My interview with Bethwell Birgen of Pace Sports Management


He is now back in training with even bigger dreams for the Olympics, the World Indoor and the IAAF Diamond League races next year.
For many professional athletes, their greatest fear is getting injured. Early this year, Bethwell Birgen was looking forward to a great championship year and as he intensified his training in April, the worst happened. He picked up a serious injury that unfortunately ended all the ambitions he had for 2015.

My interview with Lawi Lalang



Some of Kenya's top runners that include Henry Rono, Paul Ereng, Bernard Lagat, Peter Rono, Sally Kipyego and Betsy Saina, among others, established and continue to establish their names and careers in the US.
Lawi Lalang, the 8 times NCAA Champion, is now already making headlines at some major international competitions barely one year after leaving college to become a professional runner and is optimistic of making a great impact in the near future. Read the whole story here

A moment with Mary Keitany at the Kass Marathon event


Many elite athletes turned up to witness the Kass marathon event in Eldoret this weekend (November 10, 2015) and it was a great privilege for me to get a brief chat with the 2014 and 2015 New York City marathon champion, Mary Keitany, as she enjoyed the marathon. Keitany praised the Kass marathon as one great event that help in changing the lives of new athletes, not only with the money they win here but also in enabling them get managers Read the whole story here

Monday, 23 November 2015

2015 Tuskys Wareng Cross Country Championships top ten results


Senior men (10km)
1.       Josphat Bett
2.       Peter Kipkemei
3.       Edwin Kiptoo