After successive runner-up finishes, Faith Kipyegon won her first race of the season in the sixth and final race of the 2014/15 AK/KCB Cross Country Series in Sitok over 8km on Saturday (3).
Cyprian Kotut is proving himself to be just as proficient on the mud as he is on the roads as the sub-one hour half-marathon runner took another high-profile victory on Spanish soil at the 'Cross Internacional Zornotza' in Amorebieta, which played host to the 1993 World Cross-Country Championships, on Sunday (5).
Regardless of Spain’s well-publicised economic crisis, the ‘31st Cross Internacional de Itálica’ in Santiponce (Seville) on Sunday (20) – the seventh leg of this season’s IAAF Cross Country Permit series – will still be a high calibre event and sees the Kenyan pair of Conseslus Kipruto and Magdalene Masai arrive in Andalucía fresh from wins on Spanish soil earlier this month.
Kenya’s Mark Kiptoo captured a thrilling sprint victory at the ‘59th Cross Internacional Zornotza’ held on Sunday (6) on a sunny day. The 36-year-old current African 5000m champion was fastest among the five athletes who delivered an unforgettable finish, exactly 20 years after the World Cross Country Championships was held in Amorebieta.