BACKGROUND: Introduction/About us
The John Ngugi Foundation is a non profit making organization which was registered in Kenya in 2004. Founded by former international long distance running champion John Ngugi, the foundation is run by a committee with Ngugi as the Chairman.
John Ngugi, HCS,SS
As you might know, John Ngugi was the first Kenyan ever to win gold in the World Cross Country Championships in 1986. He went on to win the race for four consecutive years. He was the first man in the world to have won the race for five times. He also won Olympic gold in Seoul, Korea and many other medals for Kenya before retiring in 1992. Ngugi was the Assistant Technical Advisor 2007 Mombasa World Cross Country Championships. He has been awarded the Honor of State’s Commendation and the Silver Star of Kenya by President Daniel Arap Moi and is a Universal Peace Federation Ambassador.