ATHLETES BATTLE IT OUT IN THE FIELD FOR COUNTY CROSS COUNTRY HELD AT KAPSABETSHOWGROUND.
County Government of Nandi in partnership with Athletics Kenya held cross country competition at Kapsabet showground in Nandi County .
The event saw over 300 participants turn out for the exercise that intended to nature talents.The categories were 6km Junior women,8Km Junior Men,10Km senior Women and 10Km senior Men.
In the 6Km Junior women Zenah Cheptoo scooped the first position with a time line of 21:05:40,followed by Daisilah Jerono 22:58:0 Vivian Jepkemei managed position three with a timeline of 23:19 mins.
In the 5Km Junior women(under 18) Linet Jeptekweny managed the first position 23:25 mins followed closely by Valentine Jemutai 23:56mins and Mourine Jepchirchir scoped the third position 24:15.
In the 8Km Junior Men Johnson Lagat 24:54 came first followed closely by Maxwell Kipng’etich 24:54 the third position came Elijah Kibet 25:51Mins the race also had Ednah Jebitok who scooped the first position 33:05:60 followed closely by Daisy Jerotich 34:03:76 the third position was taken by Betty Jepkemei 34:53:50.
The last category was that of senoir Men that saw men battle it out in the basking sun and the first position came Daniel Kiprotich 30:17:6 followed closely by Titus Kipruto 30:29:76 mins the third position was Alex Kibet 30:39:24
The first six athletes in each category will proceed to the regional that will be held in Eldoret Sports club on 31st.