PHOTOS: KDF Cross Country meet in Thika to pick its team for national championships

10 Kilometer Women athletes ahead of the National Cross Country Championships. Friday, January 24, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

The force on Friday used the 39th edition Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Cross Country Championships at Thika 12th Engineers Barracks to pick its team for national championships battle scheduled for February 8 at Uhuru Gardens according to the Athletic Kenya Calendar.

Kibiwot Kandie leading to the finish line in a 10Kilometer men race during 2020 Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championship at Thika Garrison, Kiambu County ahead of the National Cross Country Championships. Friday, January 24, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]
Kibiwot Kandie cross the finish line in a 10Kilometer men race during 2020 Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championship at Thika Garrison, Kiambu County ahead of the National Cross Country Championships. Friday, January 24, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]


Athletics Kenya also used the meet to educate the runners on anti-doping violation rules.

KDF officers shield rain during 2020 Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championship at Thika Garrison, Kiambu County ahead of the National Cross Country Championships. Friday, January 24, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]
Joyce Chepkemoi of Laikipia Airbase crosses the finish line to win the 10Km women race during the 39th edition of the 2020 Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championship at Thika Garrison, Kiambu County. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]
10Kilometer Women race during 2020 Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championship at Thika Garrison, Kiambu County ahead of the National Cross Country Championships. Friday, January 24, 2020. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

 

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