MUKESCO Peace Run
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Structure of Race
A cross-country race for peace, promoting peace across the country! Pictured below is the MUKESCO planning team, including representatives from Athletics Kenya, Moi University, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Ball State University, and the village participants.
“Together we can win the race for peace and development,” Champion athlete, humanitarian, and peace activist Kip Keino.
MUKESCO is a cross-country race where everyone is welcome and everybody wins. It is an interfaith, intertribal, inter cultural international race to promote peace and community development through the sport of running.
Local, national, and international sponsors are supporting this event, including Moi University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (Indiana, USA), Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana USA), Athletics Kenya, Rivatex, Efroyson Family Foundation, Forus shoes, AMPATH, Medals for Mettle.
The race will be held in the vicinity of the main campus of Moi University incorporating the villages of Kesses, Bindura/Tuluet, Lelmokwo, Talai Farm, Legetet - Kosirai, Lelmorok, Momoniat/Kaptum, Assururiet/Chesuriet, and Chebaiywo.