Conflict & Justice

Marathon organizers in the Netherlands change prize incentives

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Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot is a Kenyan marathon runner and is the former record holder. (Photo: Rene Schwietzke)

Runners from Kenya seem to dominate the big marathons. That does not sit well with organizers of the Utrecht Marathon in the Netherlands. The authorities there are offering foreign runners less prize money than native-born runners to level the playing field. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Theo Tamis, a sports correspondent with Radio Netherlands. 

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