World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge was today rewarded for his achievement during INEOS 1:59 Challenge achieved last month in Vienna, Austria.
The Olympic marathon champion was rewarded with a Isuzu Single Cabin worth Sh4.1 million during today’s Run With Kipchoge Challenge at Karura Forest.
2018 Berlin marathon winner was accompanied by his wife Grace, their three children competed in a 4km race.
Kipchoge’s coach Patrick Sang, training partner Geoffrey Kamworor, who is fresh from winning the New York City Marathon, Sally Chepyego, who finished third in Berlin Marathon and 2015 World 3,0000m steeplechase champion Hyvin Kiyeng were present.
Isuzu World chairman Eisaku Akazawa presented the vehicle as well as Isuzu East Africa managing director Rita Kavashe.
Kavashe said their move to invite pupils and students from surrounding schools including Muhuri Muchiri Secondary School and Embakasi Girls to the presentation was deliberate.
“We also wanted Kipchoge to share his experience and inspire the next generation of young people. We want them to know that the people who succeed in life have self-belief and that nothing can stop them if they want,” said Kavashe