Keitany shifts focus after New York Marathon cancellation

President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) awards the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) to marathoner Mary Jepkosgei Keitany at the Jamhuri Day celebrations garden party at State House, Nairobi on December 12, 2019. PHOTO | PSCU

What you need to know:

  • "I was supposed to race in the Boston Marathon, however, owing to a nagging injury I skipped the race because I had not prepared well,” she told Nation Sport at the weekend. 
  • "My focus shifted to the New York Marathon. I wanted to redeem the title I lost last year, but now that has to wait until next year," a disappointed Keitany said. 

Former New York Marathon champion Mary Keitany is pondering her next move following the cancellation of the New York Marathon due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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