First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, will tomorrow 8th March, 2015, lead Kenyans in running the second edition of the First Lady’s Half Marathon. The race will start and finish at the Nyayo National Stadium.
Other categories of the race are the 10Km and 2km fun race for the young.
The route for the marathon will be from Nyayo National Stadium, Uhuru highway to Nyayo House Roundabout then join Kenyatta Avenue towards Serena Hotel, Ngong Road then Mbagathi Way, Lang’ata Road towards Nyayo Stadium where they will join Mombasa Road and race to Sameer Business Park and turn back and finish the race at Nyayo Stadium for the 21 km race.
The First Lady is targeting to raise Ksh 600m for the ‘Beyond Zero’ campaign through the second edition marathon.
Last year’s ‘First Lady’s Half Marathon’ raised over Ksh 200m which went to the purchase of 21mobile clinics which have been handed over to different counties.
‘Beyond Zero’ is a campaign which raises funds to increase access to better healthcare through the provision of mobile clinics to less fortunate Kenyans.