Saina to make marathon debut in New York City

What you need to know:

  • United States-based Kenya’s Betsy Saina is ready to plunge into the enchanted waters of marathon when she lines up at the New York City Marathon on November 5.
  • Saina, who has been training in Kenya for the last two months under coaches Patrick Sang and Richard Metto, said she is excited about the challenge.
  • It’s left to be seen whether the entry of Saina could ruin the party for champion Mary Keitany, who is seeking her fourth consecutive victory in New York City and two-time World marathon champion Edna Kiplagat, who is out to reclaim title she won last in 2010.

United States-based Kenya’s Betsy Saina is ready to plunge into the enchanted waters of marathon when she lines up at the New York City Marathon on November 5.

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