Uganda finishes 2nd overall at the 4th Africa Cross Country Championships – Yaoundé, Cameroon

Kenya dominated the African Cross Country Championships in Yaounde in Cameroon with a clean sweep for the overall team top performance and victories in all in the individual categories.

Kenya's Isaac Kipsang clocked 21 minutes 33 seconds to win the 8km  Junior Men category, coming ahead of country mate, Ronald Kiprotich (21:44) and Eritrea's Aron Kipley (21:48). In the same race, Uganda's only representative Mande Bushendich finished 11th after running 22:41.

Stephen Kiprotich finishes fourth at the 2016 Tokyo Marathon

Olympic and former World champion Stephen Kiprotich finished fourth at the 2016 Tokyo Marathon in a time of  2:07:46 behind Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa who took the honours, and training partners and course record holder Dickson Chumba and compatriot Bernard Kipyego on Sunday.

Kiprotich, who beat Kenya’s two-time World champion Abel Kirui (fifth) - 2:08:06 in Japan’s bustling capital Tokyo, could not catch up with the trio as Lilesa won his 17th marathon of his career at just 26.

A recap from the National Cross Country Championships - Jinja

Kipyeko and Chesang Crowned Champions at the National Cross Country Championships
 

Three-time Commonwealth champion Moses Kipsiro was the biggest casualty at the Ugandan Cross Country Championships in Jinja on Saturday (6) as the provisional team was selected for next month’s African Cross Country Championships in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Phillip Kipyeko, the 2014 world junior mountain-running and last year’s national cross country champion successfully defended his title in the senior men’s 10km.

Police, Prisons Set To Battle In Jinja National Cross Country

The National Cross Country Championship looks all set to be a battle between the Uganda Armed Forces Police and Prisons with the senior ranks likely to be open this weekend, Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Jinja Town.

Several Ugandan clubs are sending strong teams in an impressive field of over 600 competitors expected to compete in the 10km event for both senior men and women while the junior men and women will go for 8 km with, perhaps, Police, Prisons, UWA, Ndejje University, UPDF, Arua, Standard and Kamuli District set to challenge for team medals.

Stay on Track, Be Drug Free

 

The Athletics Federation (UAF) and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has always been at the forefront of the fight against doping. As part of our on-going commitment to keeping our sport drug free, the UAF/IAAF believes that we all have a responsibility in this battle, and should actively commit to the cause.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List outlines and defines Substances and Methods banned In-Competition, as well as those banned at all times. It is updated at least annually, and is effective from 01 January each year.

IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships 2016

Special Announcement to all athletes and managers; 

 

The Technical/ Competition team wishes to inform all elite athletes and interested athletes that this year's MTN Kampala Marathon will be used to selected the National team to represent Team Uganda at the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships that will take place next year; March 26th, 2016 in the city of Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Great Britain and N.I) 

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