Paula Radcliffe

Former British marathoner Paula Radcliffe (second right), her children Raphael Lough (right), and Isla Lough second (left), Chelimo Saina Tanser (left), wife to Toby Tanser, Founder of Shoe4Africa Foundation, Rodius Chemutai and her daughter Ivy Chelangat, pose for a photograph when Radcliffe distributed Christmas gifts to students at The Shoe4Africa All4Running Kapchorwa Secondary School in Kabirirsang village, Nandi County on December 25, 2021. 

| Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

Finally, East and Central Africa’s first public children’s hospital, and plans for cancer one too!

What you need to know:

  • On Christmas eve last week, Toby Tanser, an athlete, humanitarian and founder of the Shoe4Africa charity, organised a relay race from the Equator to Eldoret with elite and legendary runners to break ground for a new children’s cancer hospital.
  • We follow Tanser’s charity through excerpts from his latest book: Running with Destiny – An odyssey of Mistakes, Machetes and Miracles. Today’s excerpts form the final installment:

Driving back, neither Andrew nor I opened our mouths as if we concealed a despicable secret.
Only when we approached the town centre did I speak.


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