we are a walking nation


Last Sunday we had the Standard Chartered international marathon where yours truly participated in the 21 km race clocking a personal best of 3:10:43.

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About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

46 thoughts on “we are a walking nation

  1. Howie says:

    Cool! Great for your health, and walking or running that’s quite a distance. Most my legs have taken me in one shot has been about 14K.

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  2. john zande says:

    I prefer walking my dogs

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  3. Awesome, my in shape brother. I once ran 2K in under 4 minutes when christians caught me poisoning one of their wells and chased after me. They had torches and pitch forks with ’em, too. It was like a scene out of “Bride of Frankenstein.”

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  4. ladysighs says:

    Good for you! My son has run in several half marathons. I know the preparation and stamina it takes. I don’t walk as much as I used to, but try to do a bit everyday.

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  5. Good luck, friend, with future marathons. I’ve never done any. Stuck to backpacking 10–20 miles a day. Much easier πŸ˜€

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  6. Tish Farrell says:

    Brilliant, Noel. That is quite an achievement, and an even greater goal to double it. More power to your brave intentions. Hats off to you!

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  7. Tish Farrell says:

    And not only that, isn’t the weather heating up in your neck of the woods. Phew!

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  8. archaeopteryx1 says:

    I run to the bathroom every morning, I’m really rather proud of that – as for numbers, it’s always either 1 or 2 – sometimes both.

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  9. aguywithoutboxers says:

    Good job and great photos, my Nairobi brother! Nice time! πŸ˜‰

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  10. Alex Autin says:

    Congratulations and well done! I love walking, hiking, cycling…anything but running…which unless being chased by something wishing to kill and eat me I refuse to do. πŸ˜€

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  11. Ruth says:

    Oh, my. The farthest of managed is a 5K, though at one point I did start training for an 8K. Then I got derailed. Now I just do a route march with my dogs at least twice a day.

    Congratulations and good luck on doubling it!

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  12. Sonel says:

    Well done Mak. I’ll just watch you. Enough exercise for me thanks. hahahaha! Great shots! πŸ˜€

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  13. Real real me says:

    Looks like you had fun! It’s good to do something different than your daily routines and by the way it’s good to see all is going well with you. I wish I had more time to read your blog… but no matter how much absent I am I always come back πŸ˜‰

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