Athletes’ Christmas gift for children battling cancer

Toby Tanser

Isla Lough (left), her mother Paula Radcliffe (partly hidden), sibling Raphael Lough, Chelimo Saina Tanser (carrying the baton) and Toby Tanser during the Shoe4Africa 80-kilometre relay race in Equator, Timboroa, Uasin Gishu County on December 24, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Charity Britain’s marathon legend Radcliffe joins Kenyan stars in 80-kilometre run to raise funds for hospital
  • Radcliffe, accompanied by her 14-year-old daughter Isla Lough, who suffers from cancer, flew into Kenya just to be part of the worthy cause.

At 7.30am on Friday, a number of athletes — led by Toby Tanser, the Shoe4Africa Foundation charity director, Great Britain’s former world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe, and scores of Kenyan legends — braved the cold chilly morning in Timboroa, Uasin Gishu County, to run a charity race.

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