KENYA AIRWAYS’ MASAI MARA MARATHON WINNERS GET LONDON SPONSORSHIP
(Posted 06th October 2013)
The Kenya Airways’ sponsored Masai Mara Marathon, which took place yesterday morning, produced some fine results and also established the 5 top runners who will next year in April fly with Kenya Airways to the UK for the famous London Marathon.
Leonard Kipkoech won the men’s race and Caroline Kilel, a former Boston Marathon winner, claimed the top prize in the ladies’ race, both of them bagging half a million Kenya Shillings in winner’s fees on top of the trip to London next year. The two will be joined by Ezra Sang, David Oloisan and Faith Jeruto, who ended their respective races in the Masai Mara ahead of some 1.000 other competitors.
Kenya Airways has over the years consistently engaged with sports sponsorships in Kenya, from the Rugby 7 over the Classic Safari Rally and the Masai Mara Marathon to a range of other sports, including golf tournaments, helping to develop local talent and promoting Kenya as a key sports tourism destination in East Africa. Proud of The Pride of Africa …