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Tergat Foundation boosted

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 19- The Paul Tergat Foundation received Sh450,000 ($5,056) from visiting chairman of global accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Dennis Nally on Tuesday.

The funds will go towards the construction of a classroom for the Special Needs children at Kerer Primary school in Marakwet district.

Nally joined Tergat, who is a former world marathon record holder and twice Olympics 10000m silver medallist for a morning run in the Nairobi suburbs of Milimani.

Four-time Boston marathon champion, Robert ‘Mwafrika’ Cheruiyot (Omar Ahmed), former world women 10000m titleholder, Sally Barsosio as well as 2007 Rotterdam Marathon winner, Joshua Chelanga were among the seasoned distance runners in the event.

“Indeed, one of the girls from this particular school, Betty Cheruiyot, put her school and the country in the global map when she won a Gold medal during the 2007 Special Olympics in Beijing, China,” Tergat stated.

“I believe that these disadvantaged children get to enjoy a better living and a conducive learning environment and it marks the beginning of our partnership with Paul Tergat Foundation,” Dally remarked.

“Indeed, one of the girls from this particular school, Betty Cheruiyot, put her school and the country in the global map when she won a Gold medal during the 2007 Special Olympics in Beijing, China,” Tergat stated.

“I believe that these disadvantaged children get to enjoy a better living and a conducive learning environment and it marks the beginning of our partnership with Paul Tergat Foundation,” Dally remarked.

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