Mary Keitany who is 39 years old made the decision after having a back injury making her unfit for the race.
She is a Kenyan marathon legend holding 8 titles in world marathon. Keitany is a world record holder for women only marathon with a record time of 2:17:01.
Netizens celebrated her on Facebook and went ahead to wish her all the best in life and also a speedy recovery.
Below are some of the best wishes messages sent by netizens to Mary Keitany as she retired from active field action.
We also wish her all the best in her life.
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