“This event is unique,” said Tergat, “there is not another race in the world like it, with its mixture of culture and history. It’s not a road race, nor is it cross country. I ran it four times, but I never won. I was second three times, and third”.
After a ten year hiatus, the Belgrade Race Through History takes place in the Serbian capital on Wednesday afternoon. Paul Tergat of Kenya, the only man to run all four of the races around the Belgrade Fortress in the late 1990s was an eloquent advocate for the spectacular event at a re-launch press conference in the fortress on Monday morning.
Five-time World cross champion and former World marathon record holder, Tergat is preparing for the New York Marathon in two weeks’ time, so will not compete this year, but has brought two of his young Kenyan trainees…….Read More