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Julius Kipkwony takes the 10,000m title at Kip Keino Classic

Julius Kipkwony is the man with a mission as he sets his focus towards winning a medal at the 22nd edition of the Africa championships that will be held from 08 June to 12 June in Reduit, Mauritius.

Chepkwony who trains at the Torongo Training camp in Baringo County ran away with the honors in the men’s 10,000m at the 3rdd edition of the Kip Keino Classic, the World Athletics Continental Tour that is being held at the Moi Sports Centre, Kasarani.

Chepkwony took the honors in the 25 lap race in a time of 28:28.34 ahead of Wesley Kimutai who crossed the line in second place in 28:32.09 with North Rift region 10,000m champion, Abraham Longosiwa closing the podium three finishes in a time 28:35.01.

Chepkwony used this event as part of his training and preparations for the continental championships.  “I’m so happy to have won the race and I had to run a calculative race. Winning today has given me more energy to go and work on my training endurance and speed because Africa Championships will be competitive,” said Chepkwony.


10,000M MEN

1.Julius Kipkwony        28:28.34

2 Wesley Kimutai          28:32.09

3 Abraham Longosiwa 28:35.01

Agnes Jebet runs away with Baringo Cross Country title

Agnes Ng’etich Jebet and Geoffrey Rono took the top honors at the Baringo County Athletics Cross country championship that was on Tuesday (28) at the Metipso Primary School.

Rono battled for the honors with Julius Kipkwony and Musa Mitei who he overpowered cutting the tape in 29:43 with Kipkwnoy coming home second thirteen seconds later.

Mitei closed the first three podium finishes in 29:58.

In the women category Jebet was the star of the game as she cut the tape in 34:45 with judy Jepkemoi following her in second in 34:53 with Josphine Wanjiku closing the podium three finishes in 35:20



  1. Geoffrey Rono     – 29:43
  2. Julius Kipkwony  – 29:56
  3. Musa Mitei            – 29:58



  1. Agnes Ng’etich Jebet   – 34:45
  2. Judy Jepkemoi               – 34:53
  3. Josphine Wanjiku         – 35:20