North Rift ready for second edition of Eldoret City Marathon [Photos]
SEE ALSO :Winners of Eldoret City Marathon awardedAccording to Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago, the huge sum is aimed at rivaling international marathons and getting more promoters. “The $35,000 prize money is the highest in African marathons. We aim to rival the London marathon’s $100,000 prize money in the next few years if we get more sponsors,” said Governor Mandago. The race begins at the University of Eldoret and takes more than 20 turns before winding up at Central Primary School in Eldoret town. Athletes will take the first turn at Junction and then proceed to Uasin Gishu Veterinary Services offices. They then turn left to Coca Cola Company as they head towards Paul’s Bakery along Uganda Road. They head to Mwanzo and Umoja estates en route to 64 Stadium then proceed to West Indies, Elgon view and Kapsoya before heading to the finish line at Central Primary School. Standard Media Group is the major media partner in the race sponsored by Uasin Gishu County government and a host of corporates.
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