The first man to run a sub 2-hour marathon, reigning Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge is regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time.
The first man to run a sub 2-hour marathon, reigning Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge is regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time.

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge on Thursday, September 9 unveiled the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation – a non-profit focused on e*******n and environment.

On e*******n, the foundation’s goals include sponsoring school fees and giving more children access to e*******n, building libraries and inspiring people through the importance of e*******n and the power of books.

On environment, the Eliud Kipchoge foundation aims to help keep forests, plant trees, and to make full use of farms by planting trees and producing good fruit and vegetables. Kipchoge also emphasized his objective of conserving the environment for the next generation and helping to make running a lifestyle for as many people as possible.

“My mission is to give all children in the world access to knowledge and e*******n. I want those children to grow up into healthy adults in a green and breathing world where forests keep our people safe.

“I hope to contribute and grow the movement in e*******n and environmental protection through my Foundation, to reach the people in the world with my voice,” the Olympic champion noted.

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Kipchoge explained how his upbringing and lifestyle contributed to shaping his vision for the foundation.

He highlighted how, as a farmer, he realized the importance of sustainable land use. Kipchoge further noted the importance of trees for people’s well-being, revealing that he adopted a forest next to a training camp to help save it.

“Athletes train in the forest. They need the forests, it is good for their health and for good breathing. I want the world to breath well. Without forests, you cannot breath…I believe together we can make dry land green again, which has a huge impact on biodiversity, water availability and healthy food,” Kipchoge asserted.

He further observed the importance of e*******n and his desire to enable access to it for children not just in Kenya, but around the world.

Kipchoge stated that by empowering talented people across Africa through e*******n, they would be able to find solutions for problems facing their communities. He noted how many athletes he knew dropped out of school despite the potential of e*******n to uplift entire communities.

“I am committed to assisting e*******n programs within Kenya, but e*******n is everywhere in the world and I would like to cross borders…Books can inspire. Through books, people can share their experience and knowledge, also to those who do not have access to interne, I was inspired by books,” Kipchoge stated.

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