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World Half Marathon: Uganda’s Prize Money Revealed

How Uganda Performed:*Jacob Kiplimo (1st) - $30,000*Joshua Cheptegei (4th) - $7000*Uganda Men (3rd) - $9000*Uganda Women (4th) - $7500 Uganda athletes will take home a combined Sh199m following their heroics at the Saturday's 2020 World Half Marathon in Gdynia Poland. Teenager Jacob Kiplimo won the men's title in a championship...

Juliet Chekwel Sets National Record To Win Seville Marathon

Juliet Chekwel. Courtesy photo Uganda's Juliet Chekwel defied odds to win at the 36th Zurich Maratón de Sevilla on her debut. Chekwel crossed the finished line in 2:23:13, fending off resistance from Ethiopian duo Gada Bontu and Sifan Melaku who came second and third in that order. The achievement sees...