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Safaricom's M-Pesa promotes Kipchoge's attempt at sub-2 hour marathon

Wednesday 9 October 2019 | 11:28 CET | News
Kenyan operator, Safaricom has announced support for Eliud Kipchoge in his challenge to become the first athlete to run a full marathon in under two hours. The attempt is due in Vienna on an unconfirmed date between 12 and 14 October. Kipchoge will become M-Pesa's brand ambassador and the company will provide a free YouTube bundle on the day of Kipchoge's race. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Austria / Kenya
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