The thematic approach is the promotion of Climate-Smart Resilient practices to foster economic growth, enhance food security and conservation of the environment in line with climate action practices.
Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya.
ITEN INTERNATIONAL MARATHON 1ST EDITION
The Iten International Marathon is an inaugural event (1st edition) scheduled for 18th December 2022 intended to provide an opportunity for optimal talent exposure to both local and international athletes in the Athletics/Iconic town of Iten, known for hosting multitudes of athletes in preparation for both national and international events
WHY ELGEYO MARAKWET COUNTY / ITEN TOWN
Elgeyo Marakwet County has benefitted immensely from sports and related activities. The impact of sports has moulded their culture, literacy and social-economic activities for many years. Historical documentation is full of testimonies of athletes who have participated and excelled in sports and the resultant impacts on their lives.
This history has led to the County being branded as a global athletics sports powerhouse as attested by the county being constantly referred to as the ‘County of Champions’ and/or the Athletics Capital of the World.
Iten Town was awarded World Athletics Heritage Plaque in 2019 for her immense contribution to athletics development in the world. The number of athletes witnessed undertaking daily training on routine basis in different parts of the County is a pointer to Iten being a world mecca in athletics.
THE CLOCK IS TICKING
REGISTER FOR A SLOT
42 KM MEN & WOMEN MARATHON
2 KM CORPORATE RUN & FAMILY RUN
Individual – KES 1, 000/-
Family – KES 10, 000
Corporates – KES 50, 000/-