Carrie interviews Bernard ‘Kip’ Lagat! He chats about competing in the upcoming World Half Marathon Championships, the importance of his training partners, and he shares some of his favorite memories of the sport.
Recorded February 21, 2018
Bernard Lagat is a Kenyan American middle distance runner. He attended Washington State University as a Kenyan citizen. While a Kenyan, he won the bronze medal at the 2000 Olympics and the silver medal at the 2004 Olympics at 1500 meters. His 1500-meter personal best of 3:26.34 is the Kenyan record. He became a US citizen and represented the US at the Olympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016. Bernard is an 11-time world championship medalist and holds numerous American records and World masters records. He is married to Gladys Tom and they have two kids.