Rono crowned Nairobi Cross Country men champion

Geoffrey Rono leads senior men's 10km race at Nairobi Cross Country Championships

Lang'ata's Geoffrey Rono leads the senior men's 10km race during the Athletics Kenya Nairobi Cross Country Championships at the Kenya Prisons Service ground, Nairobi West on January 15, 2022.

Photo credit: Chris Omollo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The 21-year-old stayed in the leading pack before surging ahead to victory in 27 minutes and 49.1 seconds, beating compatriot Musa Mitei to second place in in 27:56.1
  • Rono finished 14th during the National Cross Country Championships in 2019, but missed out in 2020 and 2021


Lang'ata's Geoffrey Rono eclipsed the field to win this year's Athletics Kenya Nairobi Cross Country Championships senior men's 10km on Saturday at Kenya Prisons Service ground, Nairobi West.

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