London Marathon: Pacesetters put in the hard miles ahead of D-Day

Sila Kiptoo

Sila Kiptoo, a marathoner, trains in Kapsabet, Nandi County on September 23, 2021. He will be pace making at the London Marathon on October 3, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Betty Lempus will be teaming up with Irene Kimais and Dorcas Tuitoek while Sila Kiptoo has been tasked with pacing the men's race
  • Lempus, who runs under the 2Running Club, said that she is happy she will be running in her first major marathon as a pacemaker and has prepared well
  • Kiptoo will be pacing Kenyans Milano Marathon champion Titus Ekiru, last year’s runner-up Vincent Kipchumba and Valencia Marathon champion Evans Chebet

London Marathon is one of the most prestigious race in the world marathon majors which every athlete dreams of participating in.

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