Kirui, Kiplagat for Dutch race
30 November 2011, 13:39
Reigning World Marathon champions Abel Kirui and Edna Kiplagat
will test their 2011 momentum on the roads at the JCL Montferland Run
15km on Sunday.
The Kenyans, who cruised to World titles in Daegu
three months ago, will both figure prominently in the race in the small
village of Heerenberg, situated between Arnhem and the German border.
Kirui, who won his second successive World Marathon
title in Daegu, will face some stiff competition from a trio of fellow
countrymen: John Mwangangi, this year’s winner at the Paris 20K; Philip
Langat, winner of the Singelloop 10km in Utrecht in September, clocking
27:28; and the talented 19-year-old Gideon Kipketer, who was recently
third and just a few seconds behind Kenenisa Bekele in the 4 Miles of
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