IT IS NOT ONLY ABOUT THE RUNNING. WE WANT TO CHANGE THE WHOLE GENERATION. In 2004 FRONTLINE profiled Kenyan runner, Lornah Kiplagat, one of the best female runners in the world. The reporters took a trip to her running center, High Altitude Training Center, which Kiplagat started in Kenya in 2000. It is a place, Kiplagat said, where women can leave their traditional roles behind and thrive. ...
“If a girl does not participate in sports by the time she is 10, there is only a 10% chance she will participate when she is 25.” (Source: Linda Bunker, University of Virginia, 1989. Unpublished data. From: Women’s Sports Foundation: Women’s Sports and Physical Activity Facts & Statistics.)