Eldoret, the city of champions

Nichodemus Kipkurui and Alice Aprot won the men and women 10km races in 30:10.5 and 33:28.8 respectively.

The times might seem slow, until you consider that the athletes ran through rolling hills to finish the race at 2,100 meters (6889 feet) elevation, 200 meters (650 feet) higher than the start. It’s truly a grueling race, and the type of terrain and altitude that prepares runners here to go out and take on the world.



I’ll be joining with Enda to share more stories of running in Kenya. I hope you enjoy them, share them with your running friends, and get excited about running like a Kenyan in Enda running shoes in 2016. — Justin Lagat