AK Track and Field action returns to the Coast Region after ten years absence as Athletics Kenya host the fourth leg of the Weekend Meet on Friday (March 31) and Saturday (April 1) at the KPA Mbaraki Stadium.
The athletes hoping to participate at the Coastal meeting are required to register for the event in advance. Below is the registration link.
https://forms.gle/y1dMCkZVhSJavBB56 and it ends on Tuesday March 27.
Some of the top athletes expected to compete at the event include national 100m champion Maximilla Imali, Monica Safenia of Kenya Police, Millicent Ndoro among others.
The AK Weekend started in Kisumu, Nairobi hosted the second leg with Thika Stadium entertaining the third meet and now the action heads to Mombasa before moving to Kisii County next month, before paving way for National Championships. The Trials for Budapest World Athletics Championships has been slated for 14th and 15th July at Moi Sports Centre Kasarani stadium
Athletes seeking to compete at this year’s World Championships in Budapest, Hungary planned for August 19 to 27 are encouraged to use the weekend meetings as part of their preparations.
It’s worth noting all the events will take place except hurdle races, steeplechase, high jump and pole vault due to lack of facilities.
At the same time, Athletics Kenya has deferred the national trials for the Africa Athletics Under-18 and Under-20 Championship that were to start on Friday at the Nyayo National Stadium.
The trials will now take place on April 7 and 8 at the same venue where a team will be picked to represent the country at the Africa Athletics Under-18 and Under-20 Championship slated for April 19 to 23 in Lusaka, Zambia.
At the same time AK has advised athletes who have the potential to make the team to the youth continental championships and have no traveling documents to immediately start the process of acquiring them.
The school going athletes should be cleared by their respective school principals and their birth certificates verified or certified by the school before the vetting day.