KCB/AK National Cross Country Championships - Four foreign countries, among them Ethiopia, have confirmed their participation in the 16 February KCB/AK National Cross Country Championships where Kenya’s team for the World Cross Country championship will be picked
Athletics Kenya (AK) is, meantime, awaiting final confirmation from the countries invited by Wednesday. Thereafter, it will release the full list of countries that have confirmed participation, AK officials said here Tuesday.
During the national event, AK will pick 24 athletes to carry Kenya's flag to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships set for 24 February in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Kenya has also landed the IAAF certificate that makes the Nairobi event an IAAF Permit Meeting.
Being a Permit Meeting, winners of the senior men's 12-km and the women's 8-km showdowns will receive US$ 2,500 (Sh217,500) each.