In a tragic turn of events, the global running community mourns the loss of world marathon record holder, Kelvin Kiptum, and his coach, whose lives were cut short in a devastating accident along the Eldoret-Kaptagat road.
The news was confirmed by Dennis Muga, the traffic base commandant, who conveyed the somber message that the bodies have been relocated to the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) morgue.
Kelvin Kiptum’s extraordinary achievements as a marathon record holder had not only brought pride to his nation but also inspired countless individuals around the world.
This unexpected and heartbreaking incident leaves a void in the athletics world, reminding us of the fragility of life and the profound impact athletes can have beyond their achievements on the track.
The running community joins together in expressing condolences to the families, friends, and fans affected by this profound loss.