Kipngeno, Meringor win Ndakaini Half- Marathon


Crosses the line to claim top honours in the 21-km race
Crosses the line to claim top honours in the 21-km race

Patrick Kipngeno on Saturday successfully defended his men’s title at the 14th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon, winning in 1:07:17 ahead of Robert Kipkemboi and Shadrack Kiplagat.

At the same time, Devin Meringor won the women’s title in the 21km race ahead of Nancy Kimaiyo and Gladys Otero.

For their conquests the duo has both been awarded Sh 300,000.Runners up took Sh 150,000, while third place finishers pocketed Sh 105,000.

Meanwhile, Peter Njoroge won the men’s 10km race ahead of training partner John Elimlim and Cornelius Koskei, who came second and third respectively.

Peter Njoroge, Cornelius Kosgei and John Elimlim after the 10km race .The race was won by Njoroge
Peter Njoroge((centre), Cornelius Kosgei(R) and John Elimlim(l) after the 10km race .The race was won by Njoroge.

In the women’s 10 km race, Josephine Wanjiru reined supreme showing grit to overcome a tough challenge from Lydia Nyansikera and Margaret Wamahiga who took the second and third spot in that order.

Running under the theme, “Run for Life in Good Company”, this year’s event drew hundreds of competitors from several counties.The event is sponsored by UAP Old Mutual, while Royal Media Services which has been a major partner of the event has sponsored this year’s edition to a tune of Sh 20 million worth of airtime.

The turn out was impressive in the annual race, now in its 14th edition
The turn out was impressive in the annual race, now in its 14th edition

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