Geoffrey Kamworor and Rhonex Kipruto. Photo credit: Athletics Kenya, via Twitter

Kenyans are keeping busy competing in domestic cross-country meets. Read about the Kenya Police Cross Country Championships 10K that happened Friday.

Also, Saturday, Emmanuel Kiprop and Rebecca Mwangi endured temperatures and strong opposition to emerge winners in 10K race. During the Central Region Cross Country Championships held at Kerugoya Stadium in Kirinyaga County on Saturday.

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Valencia

Valencia seems to be the host of some of the fastest running in the world. This includes their, 5K road race, 10K road race and the popular marathon.

Rhonex Kipruto, the current world record holder in the 10K from Valencia 2020. In that race, he clocked a 26:24 performance and won the above-mentioned Kenya Police Cross Country Championships.

Valencia organisers are expecting more fast times Sunday, Jan. 9 especially by the women.

Read about the deep fields at World Athletics.

Agnes Tirop Memorial Cross Country Tour

The Agnes Tirop Memorial Cross Country Tour will start in February.

“Agnes Tirop was a phenomenal woman and a runner,” reads the article. “She was one in a long line of athletes who have cemented Kenya’s heritage as a conveyor belt of cross country talents, which includes John Ngugi and Paul Tergat.”

And what better way to cement this reputation by going down in history as the second-youngest athlete to become a World Cross Country Championships winner courtesy of her victory in 2015 in Guiyang, China.

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