Eldoret City marathon organizers have warned athletes that doping test will be done to avoid cheating in sports.
Speaking during the cheque hand-over today in Eldoret, race director Moses Tanui said that all athletes will be tested to keep dopers off the race that has gained international standards.
With the race set for 12th April, Tanui the 4th edition of the race will be one of the best ever organized and if they allow dopers, they will destroy its reputation.
“We give stern warning to those who think they will come and run this race without doping test, we want our race to be of high standard like any other international marathon.” Said former Boston marathon champion.
At the same time he said that in the next edition, they will increase prize money.
“We have received alot of sponsorship from corporates which has made has to think of increasing prize which will be in our next edition.” Added Tanui.