One of the greatest marathoners of all time, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya on Thursday said that he chose to run in Sunday’s Delhi Half Marathon to inspire the people of India in taking up road running.
32-year-old Kipchoge, who will be making his first competitive race appearance here after winning Rio Olympics marathon gold, is a living legend in Kenya for his achievements and for inspiring his countrymen to take up long distance running.
“I love this country and the people. I want to inspire the people of India, especially the youth to take up to this sport. running is also good for health.” he said.