In Summary
  • World Under-18 400m silver medallist Mary Moraa will represent Mogonga Club in the mixed relay.

  • AK will select a team from the Eldoret meet for the World Cross Country Championships to be held on March 30 in Aarhus, Denmark.

  • A number of athletes will, however, miss the final leg of the AK Series as they shift to their respective institution or regional and other races aboard.

World Under-18 400m silver medallist Mary Moraa and World Cross Country mixed relay gold medallist Winfred Mbithe will highlight the fourth leg of Athletics Kenya Cross Country Series at Kisii Golf Club on Saturday.

AK Nyanza South region chairman Peter Angwenyi announced that Moraa will represent Mogonga Club in the mixed relay in the event that is the last of the four AK Series.

The Series that have traversed Machakos, Nyandarua and Mount Elgon will after Kisii pave way for institutions and regional championships in the countdown to the National Cross Country Championships set for February 23 at Eldoret Golf Club.

AK will select a team from the Eldoret meet for the World Cross Country Championships to be held on March 30 in Aarhus, Denmark.

Mbithe, the winner of the first leg in Machakos, heads to Kisii, hoping to pick up her second title in women’s 10km race. She faces a tough battle against Africa Cross Country champion Cellphine Chespol.

Mbithe, who is training at Silibwet Athletics Club in Bomet, is a police officer while Chespol, who is also, the World Under-20 3,000m steeplechase champion, is with Kenya Prisons.

Mbithe will also run the mixed relays in Kisii, teaming up with World Under-20 3,000m steeplechase silver medallist Leonard Bett, 2016 Africa Cross Country Under-20 champion Mirriam Cherop and Bernard Kipkorir.

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