Saturday, September 15, 2012

Kipkemboi and Chepkemoi win Ndakaini Half Marathon

‘Running for Water, Running for Life’
Nicholas Kipkemboi and Christine Chepkemoi emerged victorious in the 9th edition of the UAP Ndakaini Half Marathon held in Muranga County.
The event, which was graced by Olympic marathon silver medalist Abel Kirui and World marathon record holder Patrick Makau, kicked off early Saturday morning at the Ndakaini Secondary School.  
Kipkemboi led from gun to tape taking the top honors in the men’s half marathon while his female counterpart Christine Chepkemoi finished 24 seconds ahead of Gladys Chemweno to win the women’s division.
Both winners walked away with cash rewards of Sh150,000 each.  

Here is the full list of winners of the 2012 UAP Ndakaini Half Marathon
Men 21km
Nicholas Kipkemboi
Peter Kimeu
Vincent Cheruiyot
Women 21km
Christine Chepkemoi
Gladys Chemweno
Agnes Jepkosgei
Women 5Km
Mary Wangui
Men 5Km
Patrick Mutitu  
Men 10Km
Peter Matelong
Boys 3Km
John Mwaniki
Girls 3Km
Jane Maina
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About UAP Ndakaini Half Marathon
The marathon, which is sponsored by UAP Insurance, has grown in leaps and bounds since being launched in 2004 under the auspices of the Ndakaini Dam Environmental Conversation Association(NDEKA).
The Half Marathon, whose main objective is to tap new talent in Kenya, has continued to attract many established and upcoming athletes.
Its mission is to support sustainable supply of safe water to the Ndakaini Dam (Supplies over 80 percent of water to Nairobi City) through conservation of the catchment area.

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