Kenyan today felt the test of Berlin marathon in various social joints especially in the ‘running counties of North Rift-Nandi (Soure of champions), Uasin Gishu (City of Champions) and Elgeyo Marakwet (Home of Champions).
With fans thronging in various joints, Eldoret town was brought to a standstill when the mega screen in the Eldoret’s Central Business District offered a lifetime offer for fans who rendered Eldoret-Uganda highway impassable.
As they awaited for the final results, Kenyan runners did not disappoint the mouth glittering anxiety for fans as they Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge broke marathon world record leading a podium finish for Kenya runners.
The fans were joined by Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago to cheer the athletes. Even though they are far from their reach, they wanted to feel they are together.
In Iten at Keellu Resort several cooperates like Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Bank of Africa, LG and Fly Tristar together with Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) sponsored the Viewerthon, giving fans the feel of Berlin in Elgeyo Marakwet County.