Feb 27th, 2013
Bekoji, Ethiopia (CNN) — It might be many miles away from the usual sporting capitals of the world, but when it comes to long-distance running there’s one tiny place that’s setting the pace. Nestled amidst rolling farmlands on the green hills of southern central Ethiopia, Bekoji is ...
Jan 2nd, 2013
(CNN) — It could be the spartan living environment, or perhaps growing up in the thin air nearly 3,000 meters above sea level — or maybe it’s the influence of a legendary local coach. Whatever its secret, a remote mountain town in Ethiopia has produced a string of world-beating dist...