Ngelel, Njau emerge top in Machakos AK X-Country
- Frankline Ngelel of Kenya Defence Forces and Mary Njau from Nyahururu claimed victories in the men and women senior races at the first leg of Athletics Kenya (AK) Cross Country series held on Saturday, at the Machakos Peoples Park.
- The athletes had to battle it out in a tough muddy course owing to the heavy downpour experinced Saturday morning.
- As athletes brace for the upcoming season, the senior men's race attracted quite a huge entry including the defending champion Julius Tanki.
In the 6km junior women’s race, it was a close encounter as Keringet-based Edna Chepkemoi took top honours in 21:07.3 ahead of Janet Nyiva (21:07.9) and Cynthia Chepngeno (21:14) who placed second and third respectively.
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