World 5000m silver medalist Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku wil feature at the 6th Machakos Athletics Kenya Cross Country that will be held on18th in Machakos County.
Africa Cross Country junior bronze medalist, Nancy Nzisa who settled for second place in the last weekend Imenti South Road Race with a time of 57:37 behind Embu based Pauline Njeri who won the race in 57:32 will also be on home ground to battle for honors.
Eunice Kioko will also a name on the sheet as Stephen Arita and Caroline Chepkoech last editions winners come to defend their titles.
Athletics Kenya Southern Branch Chairman and Head of competitions at Riadha House Paul Mutwii said, “All plans are under way and we are just waiting for the D-day which is Saturday. The event will be held at the Machokos Teachers Training College.”
In January the 7th Sotik Cross Country will start the New Year in Sotik after which grassroot competitions will follow culminating into the national trials to select team for IAAF World Cross Country championships that will be held in Kampala Uganda in March.
The presence of home stars will motivate the upcoming generation of athletes, Mutwii concluded.