All set for Sunday’s Kass Marathon.

All is set for the  13th edition of Kass Marathon to be held on Sunday 17, 2019.

The race which starts in Kapsabet in Nandi County and ends at the Eldoret Sports Club has attracted more than 4,000 elite runners and upcoming athletes.

The athletes will be competing in the 42km race, newly introduced 21km race and 5km fun as well as corporate race with the winners in the 42km race going home with Sh1.5 million.

The 21km race is expected to start at Koitalel Samoei University College in Nandi County with the winner going home with Sh350,000.

Kass Media Group CEO Julius Lamaon said that preparations for the race are complete and they will be expecting a large turnout compared to the previous editions.

“After the introduction of the new 21km race, we expect large turnout and we are also happy that this year many sponsors came on board. We shall continue working with the athletes as we look forward to better the race in future,” said Lamaon.

Former world cross country junior bronze medalist Cynthia Jerop and Jackson Kemboi won the 12th edition of the annual race that cuts across Nandi and Uasin Gishu counties, earning themselves Sh1.5 million each.


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