Top 20 Runner celebrities in Kenya

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Runner celebrities [Updated January 30, 2023].

1. Paul Tergat

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Paul Tergat was born on June 17, 1969 in Kenya.
He was a two-time silver-medal winner in the 10,000 m.

2. Felix Kibore

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Felix Kibore was born on February 18, 1988 in Kenya.
He finished his 2008 Olympic race in 22nd place, having run 10,000 meters in 28 minutes and 11.92 seconds.

3. Sammy Wanjiru

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Sammy Wanjiru was born on November 10, 1986 in Nyahururu, Kenya.
His death was caused from a fall off of his balcony during a heated argument.

4. David Rudisha

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David Rudisha was born on December 17, 1988 in Kilgoris, Kenya.
He won gold in the 800 meter race at the 2006 World Junior Championships.

5. Linet Masai

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Linet Masai was born on December 5, 1989 in Kenya.
She set a world junior record in the 10,000 meters at the 2008 Olympics.

6. Emily Chebet

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Emily Chebet was born on February 18, 1986 in Kenya.
She took bronze in the 2006 African Championships in the 10,000 meter race.

7. Edward Cheserek

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Edward Cheserek was born on February 2, 1994 in Kenya.
He was named the Gatorade 2012-2013 National Cross Country Runner of the Year. 

8. Samuel Wanjiru

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Samuel Wanjiru was born on November 10, 1986 in Kenya.
His time of 2:05:41 at the Chicago Marathon was the fastest marathon time in United States history.

9. Bernard Lagat

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Bernard Lagat was born on December 12, 1974 in Kapsabet, Kenya.
At the 2007 World Championships, he became the first person ever to be crowned world champion in the 1,500 meter and 5,000 meter at the same World Outdoor Championships.

10. Rita Jeptoo

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Rita Jeptoo was born on February 15, 1981 in Kenya.
She briefly retired from running in 2008 to have a child but returned in full force in 2011.

11. Sylvia Kibet

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Sylvia Kibet was born on March 28, 1984 in Kenya.
She won bronze at the 2007 All-Africa Games in the 5,000 meter race.

12. Yusuf Saad Kamel

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Yusuf Saad Kamel was born on March 29, 1983 in Kenya.
He raced for Kenya before deciding to compete internationally for Bahrain.

13. Abel Kirui

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Abel Kirui was born on June 4, 1982 in Kenya.
He won the 2008 Vienna Marathon.

14. Catherine Ndereba

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Catherine Ndereba was born on July 21, 1972 in Kenya.
In 2000 she won both the Boston Marathon and the Chicago Marathon, and in 2005 became the first woman to win the Boston Marathon four times.

15. Eliud Kipchoge

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Eliud Kipchoge was born on November 5, 1984 in Kenya.
He set the Guinness Book of World Records-approved record time of the fastest marathon distance for men when he timed in at under 2 hours on a specially designed course for the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in October 2019. He won four London Marathons between 2015-2019. 

16. Ezekiel Kemboi

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Ezekiel Kemboi was born on May 25, 1982 in Kenya.
He placed first in the 3,000 meters at the 2011 World Championships.

17. Moses Mosop

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Moses Mosop was born on July 7, 1985 in Kenya.
He beat the Boston Marathon record by almost three minutes in 2011 with a time of 2:03:06.

18. Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot

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Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot was born on September 26, 1978 in Kenya.
He suffered a brain contusion when he collapsed on the concrete immediately following his victory at the 2006 Chicago Marathon.

19. Erick Wainaina

Erick Wainaina was born on December 19, 1973 in Kenya.
He won the Nagano Marathon in 2000 and 2003.

20. Simon Biwott

Simon Biwott was born on March 3, 1970 in Kenya.
He won the Berlin and Milan marathons in 2000.