Athletics is one of the most famous sports in Kenya. Celebrated Kenyan athletes such as Eliud Kipchoge, Kipchoge Keino, Vivian Cheruiyot, Catherine Ndereba and Paul Tergat have in the past put Kenya in the limelight for their running prowess.
How To Join Athletics In Kenya
To join Athletics in Kenya, you need to download, print and fill in the Athletics Kenya Registration Form. Then, submit the form to Riadha House along Aerodrome Road in Nairobi West. Athlete Registration Form is used by sports clubs, trainers, and fitness gyms to register new athletes and manage their training.
Once your registration is approved by AK, you will start to train in the state-of-the-art Stadiums and Gymnasiums.
How much does Athletics get paid in Kenya?
According to international events official websites, athletes participating in highly competitive events such as New York City Marathon and Chicago Marathon, take home an average of Ksh14. 76 million and Ksh11. 3 million excluding the bonuses included for breaking course and world records.
How much do Kenya Olimpic Athletes make?
6 million while Bronze medalists will be awarded KSh0. 3 million. Further, any team that registers a clean sweep of the Gold, Silver and Bronze at the podium in the Olympics will receive 1 million shillings each, making it the most attractive jackpot in Kenya’s history.