The secret of Kenya’s Kalenjins, the fastest runners in the world

Nduta Waweru June 09, 2018
Photo: Kampusville

Looking at all marathons and long-distance running competition, most of the winners are Kenyans from the Kalenjin community.

Some of the world champions from the community include Eliud Kipchoge, who is referred to as “the greatest marathoner of the modern era”; Wilson Kipsang, who has run under 2 hours 4 minutes for the marathon on four separate occasions; and Vivian Cheruiyot, who won the 2018 London Marathon.

They have not only won but have broken records over and over again to the point, many people ask: what is their secret?

Scroll through to learn the top secrets that make this community the fastest runners in the world.

Last Edited by:Ismail Akwei Updated: June 11, 2018


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