Roads in Eldoret town will be closed during the Eldoret City marathon scheduled for Sunday, April 21.
The marathon will commence from 5am to 12pm midday with only ambulances and branded vehicles allowed access.
“The road from Nyaru, Kaptagat will be closed at KCC Eldoret junction, Uganda road will also be closed.
“We will only allow ambulances and branded vehicles and soon the marathon is over the roads will be opened. Sorry for inconveniences caused,” said Uasin Gishu Deputy County Police Commander Zacheus Ng’eno, while speaking to the press on Saturday.
The race will start at the University of of Eldoret with Kapsabet and Ziwa road also expected to be closed off on Sunday.
“Roads from Nairobi to Kitale to Turkana will be closed at Annex school of law,” he added.
Eldoret City Marathon director Moses Tanui confirmed the attendance of close to 2000 people with 700 men, 200 men, and close to 1000 fun racers.
Foreign athletes from Qatar, Ethiopia, and Uganda are also expected to participate in the marathon.
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