Kenyan-born American long-distance runner, Aliphine Tuliamuk and her husband Tim Gannon had their traditional wedding on the New Year eve at their parents’ home in the highlands of Tapach in Pokot County.
Tuliamuk got engaged to Gannon on January 1, 2021 and the same month the couple was blessed with a beautiful daughter whom they named Zoe Cherotich Gannon, who was born on January 13, 2021.
Our daughter Zoe Cherotich Gannon arrived on 1/13/2021 and she is absolutely perfect. Her dad and I are just so overwhelmed with joy love and gratitude, and we can’t stop staring at her😁❤️
Happy Martin Luther Day to you all! pic.twitter.com/POUPSaqcie
— Aliphine Tuliamuk (@mamaZoeCherotch) January 18, 2021
Tuliamuk wrote on her social media page facebook how she had planned her wedding to have a modern touch combined with tradition.
“A week from today, Friday 31st, Tim Gannon and I will have our traditional (with some modern flair) pokot wedding/koyogh at my parents’ in the highlands of Tapach, it’s gonna be an awesome day, I feel it, bring your dance moves…”
The 32 year old holds a personal best time of 2:26.50 that she got at the 2019 Rotterdam Marathon where she finished in third place.
Tuliamuk won the 2020 Olympic women Marathon trials in Atlanta, on February 29, 2020, which qualified her to represent the United States at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
She has been a world-class athlete since finishing 9th in the Junior Women’s race at the 2005 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 21:09.
She finished 15th at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships at 33:43.
Athletics News team wish the newly wed the very best in their marriage!!!