Kenyan runners participate in the Standard Chartered Nairobi International marathon last Sunday in Nairobi October 25, 2015. REUTERS/Noor Khamis
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Kenyan athletics officials intercepted a runner who cheated his way into second position to win prize money during a weekend marathon in the capital Nairobi.Hussein said Tuesday that the 30-year-old Njogu and three others emerged from a thicket where they were hiding 6 kilometers from the finish line.As a runner-up in the race, Njogu would have won some 650,000 shillings ($6,410.26).The race was won by Joshua Kipkorir who crossed in two hours 13:25 and earned 1.5 million shillings.
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