Mekubo Mogusu

Mekubo Mogusu ( Mekubo job Mogusu; born 25 December 1986) is a Kenyan long-distance runner.

He studied in Japan at the Yamanashi Gakuin University and excelled especially in the Ekiden relay races mentioned. He was part of the Kenyan marathon relay race, when the Chiba Ekiden with 1:57:06 hours set a world record on 23 November 2005 (the other runners were Josphat Muchiri Ndambiri, Martin Irungu Mathathi, Daniel Mwangi Muchunu, Onesmus Nyerre and John Kariuki ).

Also as a single starter he is successful. 2005, 2007 and 2008, he won the Sapporo Half Marathon. In 2007 he won the Kagawa Marugame Half Marathon in 59:48 minutes, the fastest time so far on Japanese soil. Shortly after he repeated his 2009 victory in Marugame, he was involved in a traffic accident in his native Kenya. Mogusu, who was driving the car, was only slightly injured, but suffered a shock because his coach Sho Kimura, who was sitting in the passenger seat, bumped her head and fell into a coma from which he awoke only after weeks of hospitalization. After he had resumed training, he succeeded on 31 May 2009 in Niigata 27:26,56 with a personal best in the 10,000 -meter run min.

Mogusu is 1,65 m tall and weighs 49 kg. He starts for the team of the company AIDEM.