ATHLETICS

Eldoret City Marathon: Millions raised ahead of Sunday event

All roads will lead to the inaugural Eldoret City marathon this Sunday as the final cheque presentations were done today with a total of twelve million shillings collected.

In one of the most lucrative prizes in one race, the organizers led by two time Boston marathon champion Moses Tanui will award Kshs. 3 million to number one in both gender in a race that will cut across Eldoret town.

New KCC cheque

During cheque presentation today at breakfast meeting at Eldoret Club, New Kenya Cooperative Creameries, Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company, Kenya Seed among other cooperates donated approximately kshs 12 million ahead of the race.

The road race will start at Kaprubu area in Soy Constituency to end in Eldoret at Zion mall.

Tanui said the race will attract international athletes who have already registered to take part.

“We want to take this race to international standards that is why international athletes will be taking part,” said Tanui.

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