Kenya's Kipchoge in partnership with Nike launch ‘EK Umoja’ footwear, apparel

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  • The footwear and apparel collection is titled  ‘EK Umoja’
Elite Kenyan long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge
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Elite Kenyan long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge in partnership with  Nike  launched a footwear and apparel collection dubbed ‘EK Umoja’

“EK Umoja”,  features eight pieces, including five Nike running shoes, a running jacket, short and two T-shirts.

According to Kipchoge  Umoja stands for Unity and the collection represents the work done together as a running family and community.

Nike noted that the collection was  inspired by Kipchoge’s 2003 victory at the World Athletic Championships, where he claimed the 5,000m title.

The collection's colours are an appreciation of Kipchoge's Kenyan heritage and also feature some of the athlete's famous mantras, such as “No human is limited”, which he coined after becoming the only person to run a marathon in under two hours in 2019.

 "The collection will be available from August 31st , 2023, at and selected retailers around the world" ,Nike revealed.