(Moses Tanui speaking to media)
Moses explained that the race organizers were cautious to avoid rewarding drug cheats. That is why the follow the right procedure and conducted the doping test on all athletes.
He revealed that 12 of the athletes were tested at a cost of Ksh500,000 whereby the organizers set the bill and the Anti Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) followed the procedure.
However, Moses assured that the two athletes Mercy Kipchumba and Victor Kipchirchir who won the women's and men's titles respectively at the event will surely be paid their hard earned money, together with the top 20 athletes who competed in the race.
There have been many athletes who have been filtered out of sports competitions since the anti doping policies have been introduced in Kenya.
The sports organizers said that they will continue to use the anti doping policies to make sure that athletes who use drugs do not undermine the hardwork of the honest athletes who don't use drugs.
(Athletics running at the Kip Keino Marathon in Eldoret)
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