Left: Coach Erick Kimaiyo, who trains world marathon record holder Brigid Kosgei, inspects the slanting field and running track at the St Francis Korongoi Mixed Day Secondary School in Elgeyo Marakwet County on January 20. This is the track that Kosgei and other athletes use for speedwork sessions


Would you believe this is where Brigid trained for her world marathon record?

What you need to know:

  • Across these specialties, a good running track is a prerequisite for the athletes to do well.

It’s no secret that the North Rift region has produced most of the best athletes in Kenya. From marathon runners to general road racers, along with track and field specialists.


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