Kenya First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Completes London Marathon, Congratulated by President Uhuru



Kenya First Lady Margaret Kenyatta today made history by becoming the first African First Lady to complete in and finish the 42km London Marathon.

Margret, who turned 50 last week, finished at a time of 07:05:28. She was competing as part of promoting theBeyond Zero campaign, which aims to promotematernal and child health.

At the finish line to congratulate the First Lady was President Uhuru Kenyatta, Mama Ngina Kenyatta and other close family members.

Both the men’s and women’s races were won by Kenyans, with Wilson Kipsang finishing the men’s race at a time of 2:04:27. Edna Kiplagat took the women’s raceat a time of 2:20:19. The second spots in both the men’s and women’s races were also taken by Kenyans.


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