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Eldoret City Marathon 2021


Victor Kipchirchir wins the men's 42.195KM race in a new course record of 2:08:56. 

Eldoret City Marathon 2021

Mercy Kipchumba wins the women's race with a time of 2:28:10. 

Eldoret City Marathon 2021
8:35 AM

The Governor of Uasin Gishu County H.E. Hon. Jackson Arap Mandago has completed the 5KM Fun race. 

8:28 AM

A record number of athletes registered for this year's edition. It is the most competitive field in both the men's and women's races since the inception of Eldoret City Maratho

8:23 AM

Leading participants in the fun race have crossed the finish line

8:19 AM

The major ones include Uasin Gishu County Government, the Standard Media Group, Paramount Bank, Cedate, Selenkei, Frontier Energy, Alten Africa, Eldowas, MayFair Insurance, Safaricom, Tour

8:18 AM

A total of 56 sponsors came on board to support this edition. 

8:16 AM

This is also the first race since Eldoret City Marathon was included as an Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group Qualifier

8:14 AM

Today's race has seen the introduction of an electronic timing system that will allow the time posted by the athletes to be recognized by World Athletics.

8:09 AM

Eldoret City Marathon is a race that champions climate action. Over 100,000 tree seedlings have been planted over the past one month in various institutions across Uasin Gishu County, incl

8:08 AM

Winners will walk away with KES 3.5 Million. The top 20 finishers in both the men's and women's 42.195KM race will be awarded a total of KES 18M. 

8:07 AM

Eldoret City Marathon is the highest paying marathon in Africa

8:02 AM

Notable athletes in the men's race include Paul Lonyangata, Albert Korir, and Erick Monyenye

8:00 AM

Other than Valary Aiyabei, other formidable participants in the women's race include Vivian Kiplagat, Purity Changwony, and Janet Rono

7:54 AM

Unlike Valary Aiyabei who has a sizeable lead on the chasing pack, no one has yet to break away in the men's race