The first lady spearheaded the #BeyondZero campaign. And just what is the Beyond Zero campaign other than a marathon? Well, the ‘Beyond Zero campaign’ targets the Kenyan government, development partners and Kenyans to mobilize resources to fund pre-natal and post-natal access.
Deputy President William Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta’s second son Jaba Kenyatta Participating at the First Lady’s Half Marathon #BeyondZero#IAmBeyondZero .
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Devolution and Planning, Anne Waiguru excited to join fellow Kenyans for the Beyond Zero Half Marathon
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, lead Kenyans in running the second edition of the First Lady’s Half Marathon. The race started and finished at the Nyayo National Stadium.
Other categories of the race were the 10Km and 2km fun race for the young.
The route for the marathon was from Nyayo National Stadium, Uhuru highway to Nyayo House Roundabout then join Kenyatta Avenue towards Serena Hotel, Ngong Road then Mbagathi Way, Lang’ata Road towards Nyayo Stadium where they joined Mombasa Road and race to Sameer Business Park and turned back and finished the race at Nyayo Stadium for the 21 km race.
The First Lady target was to raise Ksh 600m for the ‘Beyond Zero’ campaign through the second edition marathon.
Last year’s ‘First Lady’s Half Marathon’ raised over Ksh 200m which went to the purchase of 21mobile clinics which have been handed over to different counties.
‘Beyond Zero’ is a campaign which raises funds to increase access to better healthcare through the provision of mobile clinics to less fortunate Kenyans.