The annual Safaricom Mombasa International 42km Marathon is set for Saturday. Athletics Kenya coast branch chairman Kimoni Kisalu said both men and women 42km winners will walk away with Sh 400,000. He added that the top 10 finishers will get cash awards.
Watchdog removes the nation from watch list and halts its compliance monitoring procedure on banned substances.
The annual Ndakaini half marathon financial prizes have been increased by 50%, a move that seeks to attract more elite runners in the race.
Athletics Kenya president, retired general Jackson Tuwei has called upon Kenyan elite runners to participate more in local races before setting foot abroad.
Kenyan track and field stars are often regarded as great ambassadors as they continue to chalk up victories in major championships across the globe.
Athletics Kenya was last evening expected to whittle down the men’s 800m men squad for London Worlds from five to four.
Kenya’s sprinters, who failed to meet the qualification time at the National Trial on June 24, will head to Belgium for European athletics meeting to try to get qualification standard time for the IAAF London World Championship.