Isuzu East Africa keeps its promise to Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge

Kipchoge recieves brand New ISUZU pick up truck | PHOTO COURTESY

Eliud kipchoge is now the new owner of an Isuzu Cabin worth sh.4.1million, a promise he had been given by Isuzu East Africa after winning the Ineos 159 challenge.

Isuzu East Africa chairman Eisaku Akazawa presented the vehicle to him at Karura Forest in a colorful event where he was accompanied by his lovely family and 200 more participants who ran a 4km race at the forest before the ceremony.

 Also in Kipchoge’s entourage were his coach Patrick Sang, training partner Geoffrey Kamworor, who is fresh from winning the New York City Marathon, Sally Chepyego, who finished third in Berlin Marathon and 2015 World 3,0000m steeplechase champion Hyvin Kiyeng.

The vehicle’s number plate, KCW 159V, was quite symbolic with the numbers and letter “159V” stating his achievement of 1:59 and V the venue that was Vienna.