Swiss runner Wanders very much at home in Iten

European half marathon record holder Swiss Julien Wanders stretches outside his house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet after a run on April 13, 2020. PHOTO | DENNIS LUBANGA |

What you need to know:

  • Wanders was one of the pacemakers in Eliud Kipchoge’s Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria last year.
  • He came, he saw, and fell in love with the land, and the girl across the valley
  • Switzerland’s national half marathon record holder elects to train in Kenya as Covid-19 rages

Switzerland’s long distance running star Julien Wanders fell in love with Iten in 2014 when he was just 18 years old, and later found the love of his life in that land.


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