After breaking two-hour barrier, Kipchoge now runs to save wildlife

World Marathon Record holder Eliud Kipchoge (centre) runs with rangers Kapuna Lepale (left) and Kalaile Kaparo at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on May 23, 2020. PHOTO | JEFF WAWERU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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What you need to know:

  • The Virtual Lewa Safari Marathon Challenge will be run in support of conservation as a stop-gap replacement for the traditional race that has raised Sh50 million annually for conservation, community development and education projects across Kenya
  • For Saturday’s training run, apart from the rangers, Kipchoge and co. were joined by Sarah Watson, the Director of Programmes in Africa for conservation concern Tusk Trust, and Lewa’s head of anti-poaching Edward Ndiritu.

Eliud Kipchoge loves breaking down barriers.

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