London Marathon: Kimais fully focused on rabbit duties

Irene Kimais

Irene Kimais, a marathoner, trains in Kapsabet, Nandi County on September 23, 2021. She will be pace making at the London Marathon on October 3, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • Newly crowned La Route du Louvre Half Marathon champion Irene Kimais who has been tasked to pace up to the 25-kilometre mark
  • Kimais, who has been training at Kapsabet in Nandi County under 2Running Club, is confident that they will do their job as pacemakers when they line up for the race in one week's time
  • She also said that it is a privilege to pace world beaters and will do her best to see the athletes achieve their targets in the race



For the second year in a row, London Marathon organisers are optimistic that the race will be a success despite coronavirus pandemic which has wreaked havoc across the world.

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