Ngetich, Chesanga win Kimana Road Race titles

Ngetich, Chesanga win Kimana  Road Race titles

Vincent Ngetich wins the men's 15 kilometers event at the Kimana Road Race. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

  • Ester Chesanga Outsmarted Agnes Mwikali in women 15 kilometers to win the race in 49: 39.10, Mwikali settled in second slot after clocking  49: 49:77, with Sharon Kemboi coming 3rd in 50:01.78
  • Commenting on her 15Km win Chesanga said though the cause was very tough being a sunny day  she manage to brace the high temperatures and win the race, terming the race as preparation for the future  races.

Vincent Ngetich and Ester Chesanga are the winners of 1st edition of 15 kilometers Kimana  Road Race held today at Kimana, in Loitokitok sub county, Kajiado County.

Ester Chesanga Outsmarted Agnes Mwikali in women 15 kilometers to win the race in 49: 39.10, Mwikali settled in second slot after clocking  49: 49:77, with Sharon Kemboi coming 3rd in 50:01.78.

Commenting on her 15Km win Chesanga said though the cause was very tough being a sunny day  she manage to brace the high temperatures and win the race, terming the race as preparation for the future  races.

In men’s 15 KM event Vincent Ngetich clocked 43:35:18, after commanding the race to emerge victorious , with Nandi  based Titus Kiprotich coming second Meshak kiptoo finished 3rd.

Speaking after emerging with the best time in the Kimana Road Race Ngetich who trains at Nakuru’s Kirenget camp says he is using the race to sharpen his future endeavors.

Winners in each categories walked away with 80K with others up to position 12 was also awarded cash each.

According to Race Organizers led by Robert Saruni  they lauded participant in that race which attracted 89 professional male athletes and 41 professional women athletes drawn from different parts of the country.

The race was meant to sensitize community on important of supporting girl child education as well as raising funds to support the FGM and Early marriage rescued girls Education 

The event was also graced by Athletic Kenya led by senior Vice President Paul Muthui who said the Body is keen on making sure that professional athletes are not trapped in doping menace, Muthui also lauded the Organizes promising to offer fully  support  in future races. 

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