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The Fastest Tribe In The World

When Greek soldier Pheidippides was sent from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens to deliver a message of victory to the assembly, he could never have imagined that thousands of years later people would be running the same distance (42,195km) in commemoration of his prowess. Nour could he have imagined that the best runners and continuous winners of the competition would all be Africans, form one country even, Kenya; and to make it even more unthinkable, they are all from the same tribe, the Kalenjin.
Not only the best runner is from Kenya, the second best, the third and sometimes even the fourth best. All from the same % million people small East African tribe. London, New York, Berlin, everywhere they go they return home proclaiming the same words Pheidippides voiced to the assembly in Athens after running the same distance.

Nenikekamen! We won!

Written by Afryk

Media Influencer and StoryHustler

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