Kenyans seek financial freedom in running | Kenya News | Al Jazeera

Kenyans seek financial freedom in running

Children from the North Rift Valley see running as a way to escape poverty as those who succeed can earn fortunes.

    Children from Kenya's North Rift Valley region hope running will be their ticket out of poverty. 

    Winning international races is lucrative. Those who make it to the top, earn millions of dollars in prize money and sponsorships.

    Kenya is globally recognised as an athletics powerhouse and dominates long distance running.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Eldoret.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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