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Police, KDF and Prisons gear up for AK Cross Country Series in Ol Kalau

ATHLETICS By Dennis Okeyo | December 31st 2020 | 1 min read
Geoffrey Kamworor (517) leads athletes during the National Cross Country Championships at Ngong Race Course on February 15, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] 

A star-studded field of athletes head to Ol Kalau, Nyahururu County for the third leg of Athletics Kenya Cross Country series on Saturday.

The meet is expected to throw up a classic clash of the Kenya Police Services contingent, the Kenya Defence Forces and Prisons who will come up against strong opponents from other regions.

Albert Tanui and Marion Kibor from the Kahawa Barracks, who were last year’s winners are expected to defend their crowns.

This season, Athletics Kenya has scaled down the cross country series from five to three to cope with the 2021 busy calendar in athletics.

CS Sports Amina Mohamed at Ngong Race course on February 15, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

After Ol Kalou, Ngong Race Course will host the Kenya Police Service Cross Country Championships on January 15, while Kenya Prisons Service Cross Country Championships will be on January 16 in Ruiru. Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championships will be on January 29 at Moi Air Base.

The National Cross Country Championships-cum trials will be held on February 20, where a team will be picked for the World Cross Country.

Millicent Ndoro during a past race. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]
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