Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Lorna Kiplagat to be honoured in Boston

03 March 2014, 14:19

Nairobi - Legendary athlete, Lorna Kiplagat will be awarded the first ever “Bingwa” Lifetime achievement award in Boston.

The four-time World Champion, who was also held World records in 5 kilometers, 10 Mile, 20 kilometers and Half Marathon will be feted at the 4th annual Dinner with Champions on 19 April.

The athlete is also recognizes promotes running-based tourism through the High Altitude Training Camp in Iten.

“Lorna represents the future of athletes in Kenya,” said Wilson Wahome, founder and CEO of RUN with KENYANS, the organization helping put together the event. “We want to see our athletes create opportunities beyond winning races. Lorna has not only created opportunities for herself but also for many in her community,” he added.

The event is held to honor elite runners who run in the Boston Marathon and is a joint effort between the Kenyan community in Boston and the embassy in DC.

“It’s great when we can all come together to celebrate something that we’re really good at,” said Ruth Kilungu, a Boston resident who has been to all three previous dinners.

Among the chief guests this year will be Ambassador Jean Kamau, the Charge D’affair.

 Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga presided the first Dinner with Champions in April 2011.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!


WRAP: English Premiership

21 October 2016, 19:13

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
Apologise for attack on Auditor G...

Apologise for attack on Auditor General, President Uhuru Kenyatta is told by Kisumu Senator Anyang Nyong'o. Read more...

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
Quit if you can't fight corruptio...

An MP has told President Uhuru Kenyatta to quit office if he cannot fight corruption. Read more...

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
Investigate Uhuru, Ruto for corru...

Investigate President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto's offices over corruption, CORD leader Raila Odinga has said. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
Its a 1 horse race to State House...

Its a 1 horse race to State House, DP William Ruto has mocked the CORD Coalition. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
Enjoy your time left in power, We...

CORD Co Principal Moses Wetangu'la has told the Jubilee Coalition to enjoy its last few months in power before it is voted out in the 2017 elections. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
Stop hiding in State House and sa...

ODM MP's have called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to release drought aid and to stop sitting on public funds. Read more...