Boost for Eldoret City Marathon as Mediheal Group of Hospital award Sh1m for event
Organisers of the second edition of the Eldoret City Marathon organisers have received Sh1 million from Mediheal Group of Hospitals ahead of the event scheduled for Sunday, April 21, 2019.
Sh18 million prizes will be out with winners receiving Sh3.5 million, making it the highest paying marathon on the African continent.
Addressing the press at Mediheal Hospital in Eldoret Town, Race director Moses Tanui, a former two-time Boston marathon champion lauded the management of the medical facility for the support.
Mr Tanui reiterated that Marathon is anchored towards creating awareness with the aim of seeking support from sponsors and relevant stakeholders to marshal efforts towards mitigating dangers posed by climate change.