Monday, November 10, 2008

Cross Country is Big in Kenya

Imagine how hard it must be to make the Kenyan national cross country team!

Okeyo cautioned that it was crucial for all elite and amateur athletes to strive to take part in at least four of the six weekend meetings for them to have a chance of enjoying the advantage of consistency during the selection of the team to Jordan.

The new athletics season starts on Saturday at Machakos High School with the first KCB cross country weekend meeting as the country's elite and amateurs line up for the campaign that will see its climax during the World Cross Country Championships.

MY COMMENT: Why a top American distance runner would skip cross country is beyond me.

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