"You Can't Handover A Marathon Button To An Old Man" Ruto Ally Hits Back At Uhuru's Marathon Remarks
Few moment after president Uhuru spoke about leadership and saying that leadership is not a sprint but a marathon there have been a lot of reactions from William Ruto's allies who have come in support of the deputy president since the president's remarks were indirectly directed to the second-in-command.
Deputy President Dr. William Samoei Ruto on Saturday took his hustler nation campaign trail to Nyeri County. DP Ruto is looking to popularize his bottom-up economic model to the Mt Kenya region where he has intensified his tour in recent weeks. He was accompanied by his close allies such as Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichungwa, Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro, Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua, and Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa.
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Saturday was the chief guest during a high profile event organised at her former school, the prestigious Kianda school. During her visit, she flagged off a marathon event dubbed the Kianda Peperuka Marathon marathon which is aimed at raising some funds to support education of the girl child in the country.
'Usitubabaishe' Duale Answers Uhuru, Reveals Ruto Will Sprint to the End Before Raila Starts Jogging
Former Majority leader Aden Duale has made it clear that the deputy president William Ruto will sprint to the end and firm the next government come 2022. Duale is clear Odinga is just jogging and he will not be able to catch up with the hustlers Chief who is miles ahead on the marathon race.
Uhuru Kenyatta's and Raila Odinga. [Source/Etale] National Chairman of Youth For Ruto 22' lobby group has reacted after President Uhuru Kenyatta appeared to campaign for ODM leader Raila Odinga in Nakuru on Wednesday. During the conferment of Nakuru Municipality with city status, the Head of State appeared to make his clearest endorsement yet of Raila for the 2022 presidential contest when he said "Mzee" might defeat his youthful competitor.
support for Raila Odinga, the head of the ODM party, by emphasizing that leadership is a marathon, not a sprint. PHOTO /COURTESY Sprinting is defined as running at peak speed for a short distance and for a short period of time. Uhuru suggested Kenyans should elect a marathoner after granting Nakuru city status on Wednesday.
When our country's female athletes conquer the tracks and the roads breaking world records and winning millions in prize money, Kenyans from Eldoret to Turkana, from Mombasa to Mandera and Kisumu to Kitui celebrate the sense of pride brought by our National Anthem being sung on the world stage.
The Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi has differed with recent remarks made by President Uhuru Kenyatta concerning youthful leadership ahead of the 2022 general elections. Uhuru while addressing thousands of Nakuru residents on Wednesday claimed that the young leaders are hungry of power and are moving at a higher speed not knowing that leadership is a marathon and not a sprint.
Raila Odinga Now Claims Kenyans from All Corners Want Him to Be President _Former prime minister Raila Odinga has suggested that his bid succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta already has the blessing of Kenyans even before officially declaring _Raila is set to make a major announcement on December 10 regarding his 2022 politics
Although Geoffrey Kamworor has been down with injuries since his accident in June last year, this man has what it takes to break records or run a sub two hours marathon in the future. Here are reasons why he is in that position to break a world record in the marathon in the near future:
"UDA Will Finish The Race Sprinting" Garissa MP Duale Hits Back At President Uhuru Remarks in Nakuru
Former National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale who doubles up as the Garissa Township Constituency MP has responded to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s assertions which seemed to describe United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party and Deputy President William Ruto as sprinters in a race doomed to fail. Sprinting is running over a short distance at the top-most speed for a limited period of time.
Kenya is nolonger the world half marathon record holder after a Ugandan top athlete Jacob Kiplimo clocked 57:31. He broke this record which had been previously held by Kenya's Kibiwott Kandie who run the half marathon race for only 57:32 . This is only a difference of 1 second but matters alot in world Athletics.
Kenya athlete Ferninand Omanyala celebrating his victory at Kasarani ( photo courtesy: Facebook) is known across the world for it's progressive records in athletics. Kenya athletes have won prestigious awards in several marathons races. This has build the brand name of Kenya in international level.
Athletics games were also hit by corona virus from last year March 2020. Upto now the athletes are struggling to recover. But today on Sunday morning, Lawrence Cherono and Nancy Jelagat have secured a Kenyan double at the Valencia Marathon. Lawrence Cherono who hails from Uasin Gishu county clocked 2:05:12 a head of Ethiopian Deso Chalu (2:05:16) finished second while Philemon Kacheran rounded off the third positions by posting 2:05:19.
"Vijana Punguzeni Speed, Uongozi Sio Sprint, Ni Marathon" President Uhuru Advices Youths. While speaking in Nakuru county during the official launch of the Nakuru City County, President Uhuru Kenyatta had a word of wisdom to the youths who are eyeing for political seats in the country to hold on and go slow as leadership is not a sprint but a marathon.
Athletes have had a long and very tight schedule in 2021. From the Tokyo Olympic Games to the Diamond League, KipKeino Classic and several others, they were all hoping to scoop some medals in the season. However, some made immense progress in their careers others scooped the medals while others will just have to try next year. Here are 6 athletes who have won big time this year; 1. Peres Jepchirchir Peres Jepchirchir has ran two major marathons and has won in both of them. She ran the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
"Vijana Punguzeni Speed" President Uhuru Says To Youths, Adds That Leadership Is Not A Marathon. President Uhuru Kenyatta has passes a strong message to the youths while he was speaking in Nakuru on Wednesday during the launch of the Nakuru City which be presised over. In his statement to the youths, President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that and I quote him "Vijana punguzeni speed, uongozi sio sprint, ni marathon..." He then added that "Mzee atakanyaga pole pole akupite ukiwa bado kwa barabara."
Eliud Kipchoge is one of the legendary athletes in Kenya who is recognised worldwide as the only man to have ran a marathon in under 2 hours. He is also a two time Olympic champion who set the world record time of 2:01:39 at 2018 Berlin marathon. Kipchoge has received alot of praise abroad and has been a brand ambassador to many large companies in the world including the recent NN Ltd in Austria.
President Uhuru Kenyatta warned young politicians on Wednesday not to underestimate their older opponents in political fights by using sports metaphors. Uhuru said youthful politicians should be savvy when looking for leadership roles because they risk being outsmarted by seasoned opponents while speaking in Nakuru when he awarded the town with city status charter. "Politics is a marathon, not a sprint. It's a marathon, after all. You can sprint and move fast, but a Mzee will catch up to you, overtake you, and
Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw took 19 seconds off the world half marathon record, running a remarkable 1:03:43 at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon, a World Athletics Label Road Race, in Larne, Northern Ireland, yesterday Sunday 29th. Yehualaw becomes the first woman to break 64 minutes for the half marathon, with her mark improving on the 1:04:02 world record which had been set by Kenya’s world marathon champion Ruth Chepngetich in Istanbul on 4 April.