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Fall in love with jogging again by running with others. It takes the pressure off, and you’ll find it easier to achieve your goals. Through an accident of genetics and opportunity I was something of an athlete as a teenager, running the 400m and 800m at school, and completing my first (and, so far, only) marathon by […]

Hundreds of non-Kenyan runners are now being drawn to the town of just 4,000 people. Iten Take a tour around the small Kenyan town of Iten and the scene is something of a who’s who of the athletics world. Olympic gold medalists, world record holders as well as the stars of tomorrow are all being […]

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Kenya had to wait until the fifth and final day of the competition in Donetsk, Ukraine for its first double at the IAAF World Youth Championships as Rosefline Chepngetich and Daisy Jepkemei reigned supreme in the girls’ 2000m Steeplechase and took the gold and silver medals. Kenya wrapped up comeptition second on the medal table […]

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Defending champion Henry Sugut produced a result at the Vienna City Marathon that fitted to the occasion. It was the 30th edition of Austria’s biggest sporting event and the 27 year-old Kenyan added a piece of history to the event by becoming only the second athlete to win for a third time. Back in the […]

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