Accounting and Auditing – Rift Valley Technical College; Honourary Doctorate of Science on Peace and Conflict Studies (Honoris Causa) – Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology; Executive Committee member Talent Academy 2014; Committee Northern Kenya Education Trust


President / Founder, Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation

United Nations Development Programme Eminent Person 2013; Oxfam GB Peace Ambassador -Darfur region – 2007; A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children‟s Education Fund; IAAF Ambassador 2006; UN Athlete for Sports & Peace Ambassador; NCIC Goodwill Ambassador 2012; KWS – Race with Rhino Ambassador 2012

Sports practiced

Athletics (Marathon)

First Kenyan to set a World Marathon Best; Three-time World Half-marathon Champion; Winner and Two-time world record holder in the marathon; Kenyan National record holder at 3000m, 5000m and 10,000m; Bronze medal 1993 World half Marathon Championships; Bronze Medal 1995 and 1999 World Championships 10,000m; New York City Marathon Champion 1994 and 1995; Rotterdam Marathon Champion 1997, 1998 and 1999; Berlin Marathon Champion 1999; London Marathon Champion 2000; Rome Millennium Marathon Champion 2000

Sports administration

Chef De Mission Refugee Olympic Team 2016; Member of the National Olympic Committee; Member of the Kenya Talent Academy; IAAF Athletes Commission member (2001-); ANOCA; Laureus World Sports Academy Member; Chef de mission for Olympic Refugee team in Rio (2016).

Member of other associations

Member National Olympic of Kenya


UN Person of the Year Award 2016; Father John Kaiser Human Rights Award 2016; International Fair play Mecenate award 2016; NYRR Hall of Fame Inductees 2015; Billie Jean King Contribution Award 2014; Transform Kenya Award – SPORTS 2014; Special Award Suomen – Urheilu Gala – Finland Sports Gala 2014

IOC History

Athletes’ Entourage Commission (2016-); IOC Women and Sport Award 2011