Some athletes claimed Tuesday that they had been threatened by unknown people as the post-election violence threatens to destabilize the vibrant sport in the North Rift.
Some of the athletes training at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium in Eldoret ahead of the provincial cross country meet to be held on February 9 at Eldoret's Islamic grounds. The athletes called for peace saying they had been forced to train in groups due to insecurity. Photo/ PETER N'GETICH
More than 50 athletes from the region Tuesday claimed their lives were in danger after they received life threatening messages for allegedly participating in the post-election violence.