Wednesday, 30 January 2013
TOP KENYAN ATHLETES TO RUN FOR PEACE
The star athletes are Paul Tergat, Former Marathon World Record Holder, Patrick Makau, Current Marathon World Record Holder, Catherine Ndereba, Former Marathon World Champion and Tegla Loroupe, Former Half-Marathon World Champion.
Organized by the Paul Tergat Foundation, Athletics Kenya and UNEP, the 21-kilometre celebratory run on 24 February will start at the Kenya Technical Teachers College in Gigiri. As well as celebrating UNEP’s new universal membership, the race is in support of The Sports for Peaceful Elections Campaign, started in January by the UN, the Sports Association, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and Google Kenya.