Wesley Ngetich Kimutai


Age: 30

Kenyan noted marathon runner who set his personal best of 2:12:10 hours when he finished second at the Houston Marathon in 2006 and won the Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota in 2005 and 2007, but who along with 13 other runners were forced to drop out of the January 2008 Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon in Phoenix, Arizona due to a recent post-election violence in his home country.

Cause of Death: Shot and killed by a poisoned arrow during a riot

Born: December 15, 1977

Died: January 21, 2008

Emarti, Kenya