Athletes flock to race track in Kenya's Iten

Top international athletes gather in western Kenya for opening of first tartan track outside Nairobi.

    Top international athletes have gathered in Iten, western Kenya, for the opening of the first tartan track outside the capital, Nairobi.
     
    Iten is famous for its high altitude, hosting thousands of runners from across the globe each year.
     
    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Iten.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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