Tegla Loroupe

Tegla Loroupe

Marathon Runner and peace activist

Build trust to disarm people, disarm minds with a heart of forgiveness.


Tegla Loroupeis a world champion long distance runner from Kenya. She’s won a string of famous marathons, and has broken many world records. In 2006, Kofi Annan named her as a United Nations Ambassador of Sport. She now devotes her time through her own foundation to humanitarian and peace activities. She’s a member of the ‘Champions for Peace’ club, a group of famous elite athletes committed to serving peace in the world through sport. Organiser of the 2016 Olympic Refugee Team.

Twitter: @LoroupeTegla

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