Eliud Kipchoge in Vienna Austria, became the first human to run the marathon under 2 hours, after splinting effortlessly to victory to click 1.59.40
Excited Kenyans and fans that included the Vice President of Kenya William Ruto, were eagerly waiting at the finishing line to hug this great son of Africa who has indeed made his country Kenya, to be recognized all over the world.
President Uhuru among many other prominent Kenyans personally sent a direct congratulation message.
Racing against time as many put it, was proved possible when the world almost stood still to unbelievably watch a human running the marathon with less than 2 hours.
The legendary marathoner Wanjiru if dead men can crawl, or smile may have turned in his grave to also share the moment of glory with other Kenyans.
As the legend wrapped the Kenyan flag around his shoulder to honor his country, many were in tears while excitedly extending their hands to at least shake this great man.
This could be the beginning of a long challenge for who know as the world record was being broken, another mother was in pain delivering a baby who in future will even further bring the record a little bit lower to 1.40.
We in Kenyan parents in USA congratulate our very own and wish him success in life as he await to receive the many monetary pledges awaiting him.
KENYAN PARENTS IN USA
BOARD MEMBER AND FOUNDER CENTRAL ORGANIZATION FOR DIASPORA UNITY (C.O.D.U.)