Tegla Loroupe
HNP Kenya Board Member / Founder Tegla Peace Foundation

Tegla Chepkite Loroupe  is a Kenyan long-distance track and roadrunner. She is also a global spokeswoman for peace, women's rights and education.Loroupe holds the world records for 20, 25 and 30 kilometres and previously held the world marathon record. She is the three-time World Half-Marathon champion. Loroupe was also the first woman from Africa to win the New York City Marathon, which she has won twice. She has won marathons in London, Boston, Rotterdam, Hong Kong, Berlin, Rome, and many of other cities.  Tegla established the Tegla Peace Foundation in 2003.