Ten elite runners from Kenya got a rock star welcome at Hopkinton’s Elmwood Elementary school.
Defending champions Stephen Sambu of Kenya and Mamitu Daska of Ethiopia won the 2014 B.A.A. 10k in Boston Sunday morning, as Daska shattered the women’s course record.
About 600 screaming second and third graders greeted the runners with a rock star-like rally in the school gym.
At least 62 people have been killed in the terrorist attack and three-day siege at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, including a recent graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health.
Students at Elmwood Elementary School in Hopkinton met Thursday with several visitors from the heart of Africa: world-class Kenyan runners who will compete in Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon.
2012 Boston Marathon champions Sharon Cherop and Wesley Korir of Kenya will be defending their crowns come April.
While Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.
Kenya’s Helen Jemutai topped 8,000 other runners in Monday’s Tufts 10K for women.
While the “left” has distracted the campaign much too long by screaming about Romney’s tax information for months, the “right” has been asking for President Barack Obama’s academic records and other documents for years. The president should take his turn at disclosing long asked for documents.
Kenya’s Wesley Korir fended off challenges from the heat and fellow countryman Levy Matebo to win the 2012 Boston Marathon Monday in 2 hours 12 minutes and 40 seconds.