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Norah Jeruto wins the of Discovery Kenya Cross country

Former Africa Athletics 3000m steeplechase champion, Norah Jeruto, took the top honors at the 31st edition of Discovery Kenya Cross country championships that were held on Sunday (30) at the Eldoret Sports Club.

Jeruto is also the former world Youth 2,000m steeplechase champion overpowered her younger sister Daisy Jepkemei to cut the tape in 33:29.6 with the latter crossing the line in second in 34:04.5

Dorcas Chepchirchir Tuitoek closed the podium three finishes in 34:21.8.

European Champion Clubs Cup Cross Country champion, Irene Cheptai and the 2015 African Games 10000m champion, Alice Aprot finished infourth and fifth place in 34:38.8 and 35:04.4 respectively.

LEADING RESULTS

W10KM WOMEN

  1. Norah Jeruto            33:29.6
  2. Daisy jepkemei        34:04.5
  3. Dorcas Jepchirchir  34:21.8
  4. Irene Cheptai           34:38.8
  5. Alice Aprot               35:04.4

Daniel Simiu runs away with Discovery Kenya Cross country title

Daniel Simiu Ebenyo ran away with the 31st edition of Discovery Kenya Cross country championships that were held on Sunday (30) at the Eldoret Sports Club.

The Valencia Ibercaja 10km champion was too strong to his opponents as he cut the tape in 30:14.0 was followed by Kelvin Kibiwott who crossed the line in second in 30:35.9. Edward Cheserek closed the first three podium finishes in 30:38.1.

Titus Kipruto and Charles Lokir finished in fourth and fifth place in 30:55.0 and 30:51.4 respectively.

LEADING RESULTS

10KM MEN

  1. Daniel Simiu           30:14.0
  2. Kelvin Kibiwott      30:35.9
  3. Edward Cheserek   30:38.1
  4. Titus Kipruto          30:51.4
  5. Charles Lokir         30:55.0