Long-distance runner and cross-country skier who won gold in the senior race of the 2010 and 2013 World Cross Country Championships.
She was born and raised in Ainamoi, Kenya.
She took bronze in the 2006 African Championships in the 10,000 meter race.
Her father Joel Rono was also a runner.
Fellow Kenyan Linet Masai also competed in the 2010 World Cross Country Championships senior race, finishing second behind Chebet.