Vice President William Ruto captivated the crowd by winning a gold medal after he appeared in the Dr Wahome Gakuru Memorial Half Marathon.
Ruto took the medal on Sunday after beating other politicians who took part in the 10-kilometer race.
Those starting with the Vice President did not exceed the 200-meter mark.
Among them were governors Mutahi Kahiga Nyeri and Okoth Odado (Migori) and deputies Ndindi Nyoro (Kihara) is Rigathi gachagua (Mathir A) Ngunjiri Wambugu (Nyeri Town) and James Gichohi (Tet).
However, Kahiga and other deputies joined him at the tail end of the race.
Ruto ran in the company of his guards and several athletes..
Considering the world record for the 10KM race, it is 26 minutes and 17 seconds by Ethiopia. Kenenisa Bekele, Ruto ending time one hour six minutes commendable.
The DP competed with hundreds of participants from the region at 07.00.
He stated that people from all walks of life participate in the activity and that sport is a unifying factor.
Among the women, Lydia Njeri from Nyandarua County won the same race, while Maryanne Wangari of Nakuru County came in second, followed by Caroline Kilel from Kericho County.
Titus Ekiru from Nandi County won the Sh250,000 award-winning 21-kilometer race, while Titus Kipruto from Elgeyo Marakwet was second and Joseph Kiprotich from Nandi.
Governor Gakuru died last November 7 Following a fatal road accident along the Nyeri-Nairobi highway.
At the time of his burial, Kahiga offered to honor the marathon, as was his assistant.