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Obudu winner for Okpekpe

Posted: Apr 14, 2015 at 9:12 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Kenya’s middle and long distance runner, Kembol Hillary Kipkorir, who won the tenth edition of the Obudu International Mountain Race last year has been confirmed for next month’s Okpekpe 10km Road Race in Okpekpe, Auchi, Edo state.

This much was confirmed at the weekend by race technical manager, Yusuf Ali.

Ali revealed that Kemboi has confirmed his participation and will now be one of 25 top elite athletes the organisers are inviting for the race.

“Kemboi clocked 1hr 02 minutes and 34 seconds to beat Ethiopian Negera Abebe Dinkesa and Uganda’s Kiplimo Philip to win the $50,000 on offer.