Kiprop, Mwangi win Central Cross Country

Athletes take part in the men's senior 10 km race during Central Region Cross Country Championships held at Kerugoya stadium in Kirinyaga County on January 08, 2022. 

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • A four-man pack broke away in the second lap led by Nyandarua County’s hot favourite David Shung’ea of Chima camp, Nyahururu-based Michael Kamau, Francis Abong and Kiprop
  • Second-placed Michael Kamau from Nyandarua termed the course as tough and admitted the speed was too high
  • In the women's category, Japan-based Rebecca Mwangi's strategy was to surge forward and control the race from the front which worked well

Nyahururu-based Emmanuel Kiprop and Rebecca Mwangi endured a hot morning and strong opposition to emerge winners in 10km race during the Central region Cross Country Championships held at Kerugoya stadium in Kirinyaga County on Saturday.

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