Elite runners stay with Two Harbors coupleTwo elite Grandma's Marathon runners will be staying in Two Harbors while participating in the race.
By: Brittany Berrens, Lake County News Chronicle
A Two Harbors couple is hosting two elite Grandma's Marathon runners this weekend. Charles Munyeki, 24, and Patrick Kiptum, 39, both of Kenya, will be staying with Bob and Ellen Anderson.
Munyeki has run in marathons all over the world, including the JoongAng Seoul Marathon in Korea and the Rotterdam Half Marathon in the Netherlands. His best marathon time is 2:07:56. Munyeki will be wearing bib number 4.
Kiptum is a Grandma’s veteran with a personal marathon record of 2:13:42. He will be wearing bib number 25.
The News-Chronicle will be following the two elite runners during their stay on the North Shore. Read about them in next week’s News-Chronicle.