Walking in support of the T&T Olympic Committee fundraising project during last Sunday’s T&T International Marathion were sports commentator and writer Andre Errol Baptiste, Olympic shooter Roger Daniel and sports enthausaist Nigel Mark Baptiste.

Saturday was Fete with the Saints and also football at the Ato Boldon Stadium. Sunday was the T&T International Marathon which resulted in pain, pain and more pain on Monday. But let us rewind the clock, to the preparation, that I undertook for my fourth marathon in a row.

KENYAN PRIDE: Kenyan Stephen Mburi Njoroge crosses the line to win the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon in a time of 2:23:04.3. His brother Simon(background) came in second with a time of 2:23:05.

Brothers Stephen and Simon Njoroge almost did not make it to the start of the marathon, but when they did, the Kenyan siblings snatched gold and silver respectively in the 36th edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon, yesterday.

Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, including President Brian Lewis, second left, after completing the "Walk the Talk" ©TTOC

Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) have completed the 36th edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Maraton in support of the TeamTTO #10Golds24 Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund.

Curtis Cox heads to the finish-line. He was the first T&T runner to finish in a time of 2:53:43 out at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, yesterday.

The 2018 edition of the T&T International marathon was dominated by foreign athletes. The 35th edition of the prestigious race was captured by Stephen Njoroge of Mexico.

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis is hopeful that pledges will be honoured after he and his team of supporters successfully completed the 36th edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) today, January 21st, in support of the TeamTTO #10Golds24 Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund.

French diplomat Sidy Diallo, right, is here for the TT Marathon which gets underway tomorrow in Freeport.

Defending champions Jose Alejandro Varela and Leah Kigen will aim to defend their titles when the 36th edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon takes place tomorrow in a weekend full of long distance events.

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