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Kwambai prefers road running over track and cross-country. His training partners include Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Martin Lel, Sammy Korir and Fred Kiprop in Eldoret and Italy. Kwambai has been coached by Gabriele Rosa and Claudio Berardelli.
Irene Kwambai Kipchumba (born 25 October 1978) is a Kenyan long-distance runner.
Kwambai is a surname of Kenyan origin that may refer to:
Kwambai went to the Kondabilet Primary School in Marakwet East District, but dropped out at standard seven.
He finished third in the 2009 Rotterdam Marathon 2:05:04 after fellow Kenyans Duncan Kibet and James Kwambai, making him the sixth fastest marathoner ever.
Wilson Kwambai Chebet (born 12 July 1985 in Marakwet District) is a Kenyan professional long-distance runner who specialises in road running competitions. He has a marathon best of 2:05:27 hours.
William Kipsang's 2008 course record of 2:05:49 was broken the following year by Duncan Kibet and James Kwambai who both ran the third fastest time ever for the distance, clocking 2:04:27.
Kwambai was selected to represent Kenya in the 10,000 m at the 2007 All-Africa Games and she won the bronze medal. She was the silver medallist in the event at the 2007 World Military Games a few months later, where she was beaten by her national rival Doris Changeywo.
James Kipsang Kwambai (born February 28, 1983) is a runner from Kenya, who specialises in marathons. He is a former Kenyan record holder in the event, with his personal best of 2:04:27 hours in 2009. At the time this made him the second fastest runner ever, behind Haile Gebrselassie. He is the best.
"Takum" is a Local Government Area in Taraba State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Takum, it is created out of Wukari local government, at. Takum borders the Republic of Cameroon in the south, Ussa Local Government to the west, Donga Local government to the north, District within Takum are Abuja, kwambai, jenuwa, Rogo, Dutse, Tikari, Kashimbila, Bete, Chanchanji, Bika.
He won the Marseille-Cassis Classique Internationale in 2002, breaking the course record by over a minute. In 2006 Kwambai won the Brescia Marathon and Beijing Marathon, which were his first two marathons. He also won the 2008 and the 2009 Saint Silvester Road Race.
The women’s race was won by Kenyan Alice Mogire, with a time of 1:11:26. Second and third place were taken by Poland’s Agnieszka Ciolek and Kenyan Edinah Kwambai. The race attracted runners from all corners of the globe, including the USA, Poland and Australia.
The marathon race records are 2:09:41 for men (set by William Kipchumba Kwambai in 2009) and 2:33:40 for women (set by Anne van Schuppen at the 1992 edition). The 2013 race was cancelled due to a lack of sponsorship.
Caroline Chepkorir Kwambai (born 9 September 1975) is a Kenyan female former long-distance runner who competed in road running competitions. Her greatest international honour was a team gold at the 2001 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, where she finished twelfth. She also won a team gold as a junior athlete at the 1990 IAAF World Cross Country Championships. She holds a marathon personal best of 2:28:47 hours, set during her runner-up finish at the 2003 Amsterdam Marathon.
Building on the race's inclusion with the World Marathon Majors circuit, race director Tadaaki Hayano invited numerous elite international marathon runners with fast personal bests. In the men's race Dennis Kimetto, James Kwambai, Dino Sefir, and Jonathan Maiyo all entered the race with personal bests below two hours and five minutes – a first for a Japanese race. Irina Mikitenko was the fastest entrant among the elite women, following by Bezunesh Bekele, Aberu Kebede and Caroline Kilel.
Kwambai was a frequent competitor in European road races and won several high profile half marathons, including: the Paris Half Marathon, Prague Half Marathon, Great Scottish Run and Zwolle Half Marathon. She was also the 2003 winner of the BIG 25 Berlin and Fifth Third River Bank Run races over 25 kilometres. She competed in a dozen marathons in her career. She was in the top three at the Prague International Marathon in 2006 and 2008. In 2007 she was runner-up at the Turin Marathon and third at the Singapore Marathon. Her sole marathon win was at the lower level Kassel Marathon in Germany in 2012.
In 2011 he won the São Paulo Marathon in June, but had a poor showing at the Reims Marathon where he finished in 13th place. He returned to defend his title at the JoongAng Seoul Marathon but was beaten by James Kwambai, although his time of 2:09:21 hours was his best outing of the year. A second Korean win came at the Daegu Marathon in March 2012, where he ran a course record time of 2:07:57 hours, and a third followed at the Chuncheon Marathon in October.
Chebet was among the leading runners at the 2010 Rome City Marathon up to the 30 km mark, but dropped out. He was the runner-up at Australia's Gold Coast Marathon in his first race in the Southern Hemisphere. He attempted to win at the Padua race for a second time in 2011 and came close, running a personal best of 2:09:26 hours and coming second only to Ethiopian Aredo Tolesa Tadese. He was also runner-up at the Buenos Aires Marathon later that year. Chebet was beaten to the Padua title for a second time in 2012, being second place behind Robert Kwambai Kipkorir on that occasion.
Lonyangata reached the top ten at the Boston Marathon and also finished runner-up at the Honolulu Marathon that year. He changed coaching arrangements, moving back to Kenyan to Kaptagat to work with former runner James Kwambai. Lonyangata married a fellow runner, Purity Cherotich Rionoripo, during this period. He missed most of the 2015 season, but returned in strong form at the Shanghai Marathon, winning in 2:07:14 hours – a course record. A return at the 2016 Boston Marathon saw him improve upon his finish two years earlier, as he closed the race in fifth position.
He finished second at the 2008 Berlin Marathon, where Haile Gebrselassie set a new marathon world record. Kwambai's time was 2:05:36, that made him the seventh fastest ever marathon runner at the time. At the 2009 Rotterdam Marathon Kwambai again finished second (behind Duncan Kibet) in a time of 2:04:27, the third fastest ever marathon at the time. At the 2010 New York City Marathon he completed the race in 2:11:31, which brought him fifth place. He returned to defend his title at the Saint Silvester race in São Paulo but ended up in third place behind Marílson dos Santos and Barnabas Kosgei.