The 3RD edition of the Eldoret City Marathon will be launched on Friday 24th Jan 2020 at the Uasin Gishu County Headquarters from 7.00 AM. The Launch will be presided over by the Governor of Uasin Gishu County, H.E. Jackson Arap Mandago.
According to the Race Director, Moses Tanui, the 3RD edition of the marathon, which is scheduled to take place on 19th April, 2020 will continue the climate action theme that has been part and parcel of the marathon for the past two editions.
The bulk of the one million tree seedlings that will be available for distribution during this edition have been earmarked for the fencing of the 1,300 HA Kapseret Forest in Uasin Gishu County.
Last year’s prize money structure for winners has been retained where the winner will take home Ksh. 3.5 Million, the highest prize money for a marathon winner in the region.