Kalenjin Tribe


Ethnic Map of Kenya

Kalenjin Tribe is ______:

  • .06% of world’s population
  • rift valley tropic conditions at altitude conducive to training
  • natural diets
  • October 2011 32 Kalenjin broke 2:10 in the marathon

How One Kenyan Village Fuels The World’s Fastest Distance Runners

Article: Born to Run

Article: NPR’s How One Kenyan Tribe Produces The World’s Best Runners + 12-minute podcast from 2013