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Kirui and Ng’etich win Betika na Community Cross Country

Budapest World Athletics Championships 5,000m finalist Ishmael Kirui and 10km women’s only  World record holder Agnes Jebet Ng’etich, are the winners of the Betika na Community Kericho Cross Country, held on Sunday morning at the Tea Hotel grounds in Kericho County.

Kirui won the 10km men’s race, followed by Johana Erot from West Pokot and Edwin Bett from Nakuru in 2nd and 3rd positions, respectively.

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World women-only 10km record-holder Agnes Jebet Ng’etich crosses the line to clinch second place in the Ladies’ 10km race at the Betika na Community Kericho Cross Country event that took place at the Tea Hotel grounds in Kericho.

The Clouds International Training Camp in Iten’s Jebet, who competes in the women’s 10km division,was the surprise winner in the women’s race followed by Emmaculate Anyango.

Eric Mwiti(Left), Marketing Manager at Betika and John Wachira(Left), Athletics Kenya South Rift Chairman award Ismael Kirui, winner of the Men’s 10km Category at the 2023 Betika na Community Kericho Cross Country event that took place at the Tea Hotel grounds in Kericho.

The event attracted 243 runners, 185 men and 85 women, among them competitors from neighbouring countries like Uganda and Eritrea.

All 10 top finishers in all categories shared a prize kitty of KES 1,350,000 from betting firm Betika through its Betika Na Community initiative.

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