Kenya’s Shamilah Tekaa Kipsiror has declared her readiness for the Valencia Half Marathon 2023 next October. Kipsiror won the women’s elite race with a time of 32:22 at the recently concluded Lotus Bank Abeokuta 10km Race in Ogun state.
She told www.aclsports.com that the 10km race in Nigeria has put her in a better shape and hopes to emerge winner at the Valencia Half Marathon.
She said, “I am preparing for the Half Marathon in Spain next October and I hope to emerge winner. I came to Nigeria for the 10km Race in order to maintain my current form and have a better time. I strongly believe that impossible is nothing”.
Kipsiror expressed delight in winning the 10km Race adding that there was no challenger
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She said, “I feel excited to win the women’s category of the Lotus Bank Abeokuta 10km Race and the road race was nice. I had no challenger in the race; I took charge of the race in the last 7km and maintained my top speed.
Shamilah Tekaa Kipsiror (Kenya) finished 9th position at the 2023 Istanbul Half Marathon with a time of 1:09:38.
Kipsiror ran a Personal Best (PB) at the 2023 Belgium Half Marathon with a time of 1:07:53 last March.