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RunCzech Racing Alumni

  • Benard Kimeli

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    Full name:  Benard Kimeli
    Racing name:  Benard Kimeli
    Nationality:  Kenya
    Date of birth:  09 October 1995
    Born in:  Marakwet, Kenya (altitude 2,400m above sea level)
    Resident of:  Iten, Kenya (altitude 2,400m above sea level) – since 2014
    Personal best (selection): 
    10K: 27:10 Prague (CZE), 2017;
    10000m: 28:09.46 Ostrava (CZE), 2017
    Half marathon: 1:00:16 Ras al Khaimah (UAE), 2018
    Specializes in:  Road races
    First international race: Paderborn 10K, Paderborn (GER) 2017
    adidas athlete since:  2017

    SELECTED HONORS


    World leader over 10K of 2017 - 27:10, Prague (CZE), 2017

    2018 RESULTS (SELECTION)
    RAK Half Marathon, Ras al Khaimah (UAE) – 8th, 1:00:16; debut as a pacemaker

    2017 RESULTS (SELECTION)
    Utrecht 10K, Utrecht (NLD) – 1st, 27:57
    Prague Grand Prix 10K, Prague (CZE) – 1st, 27:10; WL, CR, PB
    Wurzburg 10k, Wurzburg (GER) - 1st, 28:18
    Paderborn 10k, Paderborn (GER) — 1st, 27:18; WL, CR, PB

    BEYOND THE STATS


    #BenardKimeli #RunCzechRacing #Alumni
    Renting the house, lives alone
    Single
    Coached by Dan Ngetich
    Trains in Ikika Sports group in Iten
    Ran to school 7 km each way, for period of 8 years
    Has 2 brothers and 7 sisters
    First established athlete in the family. His youngest brother, Dorcas Kimeli competes in steeple chase
    Enjoys reading the Bible.
    Professional goals: to improve with every race
    Dream: to have a good family and achieve good quality life
    Favorite training types: speed work 10 times 2000 m, and fartleks
    Trains on dirt-roads and tarmac
    Strength training: does regularly
    Mileage per week per training phase: 130 km
    Longest long run: 35 km
    Number of training sessions in a typical week: 11 sessions
    Favorite foods: fruits, ugali
    Would like to invest his money in building property, rental houses
    Favorite sports: athletics only
    Favorite athletes: Fred Kiprop, Eliud Kipchoge, Paul Tergat
    Enjoyed racing and training in Prague. Especialluy loves Prohonice park
    Interesting facts: Paused training for one year (November 2015 - November 2016) in order to serve in Tsavo National Park (TNP), recruiting wild animals. From November 2016, he has been assisting TNP occasionally
    Appreciates and follows advice given to him by Paul Tergat and Fred Kiprop

    TYPICAL DAY


    4:50  wakes up and prays
    5:10  takes tea and prepares breakfast
    6:00  training
    8:00  breakfast
    9:30  relaxation
    10:30  takes shower, prepares lunch
    11:30  lunch
    12:00  watching TV, relaxing
    14:00  visiting friends
    16:30  second training (about 45 min jogging)
    17:30  takes shower
    17:45  goes for shopping
    18:30  prepares supper
    20:00  supper
    21:00  chatting with friends; prays before retire for the night




Titulární partner

  • Volkswagen
  • Mattoni
  • adidas
  • Sportisimo
  • Birell
  • O2

Oficiální partneři

  • dm
  • Unicredit bank
  • Kaufland
  • Gatorade
  • Hilton Hotels in Prague
  • České Dráhy
  • Czech Airlines
  • Prague Airport
  • Hainan Airlines

Oficiální mediální partneři

  • Česká televize
  • Seznam.cz
  • Radiožurnál
  • Forbes
  • Hospodářské noviny
  • Reportér
  • Deník

Mediální partneři

  • Run magazine
  • Newton Media
  • Railreklam
  • GfK Czech
  • Praha TV
  • Český rozhlas Junior
  • Behej.com
  • BezvaBěh
  • svetbehu
  • Impact Digital Media

Partneři

  • Hansgrohe
  • Meggle
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Pedigree
  • Lavazza
  • Messenger
  • Ajeto
  • Ichnusa Botega Bistro
  • Čedok
  • Johnny Servis
  • Eltodo
  • Emspoma
  • Komwag
  • FG Forrest
  • Čechymen
  • PRE
  • DPP
  • IDC-softwarehouse
  • YVENTECH
  • Palestra
  • Záchraná služba
  • Výstaviště Praha
  • Incheba
  • Olive4u
  • Fithero
  • Ski a Bike Centrum Radotín
  • Národní muzeum
  • Clever Monitor
  • Spolchemie
  • Active Times
  • BeBalanced
  • Camic

Patroni

  • Praha
  • CzechTourism
  • MSMT
  • ČAS
  • Český olympijský výbor
  • Evropská komise
  • AIMS

Instituční partneři

  • Praha 1
  • Praha 2
  • Praha 4
  • Praha 5
  • Praha 7
  • Praha 8
  • Pražské Jaro
  • Prague City Tourism
  • Karlova Univerzita
  • FTVS