Kenyans await Boston race

Fans cheer on during the 2016 Boston Marathon at the Tortoise Hotel in kapsabet during a viewing session organized by Bank of Africa. The bank has organized a similar viewing for the 2017 Boston Marathon at the same venue on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 12pm. PHOTO | DENNIS LUBANGA |

What you need to know:

  • The 121st running of the Boston Marathon on Monday will start in the outer-suburban town of Hopkinton and stream downhill through six other towns before arriving at the finish line for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
  • In Nandi County, athletes and running fans will converge on the Tortoise Hotel for a viewing party organised by the Bank of Africa from 12:30pm.
  • The bank has for the last three years been organising the viewing sessions, popularly knows as “viewerthons” around the World Marathon Majors Series races during which elite athletes and athletics fans are taken through investment and banking education.

The 121st running of the Boston Marathon on Monday will start in the outer-suburban town of Hopkinton and stream downhill through six other towns before arriving at the finish line for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

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