Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Couple excels in matters of the heart and feet

With a bristling talent nurtured in hilly terrains, running couple and 42-kilometre trailblazers Ednah Kiplagat and Gilbert Koech only needed very little to stir their long distance prowess.

Ednah and Gilbert’s athletics scripts are identical as they were born and brought up in similar geographical settings, although they say athletics blood runs deep within them.

The husband-and-wife pair credit their tremendous showing in energy-sapping courses to their rural homes’ undulating terrains. And, unlike many high-achieving athletes, the two chose to stick to their rural lifestyles.