Coach Sentayehu was in the UK to spend a week working in Shrewsbury school in November 2012.

The programme included cross country training and teaching about Ethiopian culture, as well as a screening of Town of Runners.
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Shrewsbury School has the oldest cross country club in the UK, formed in the 1831 and it's still running! Last year, the school amassed their best haul of trophies ever when they won four county events and came second in the prestigious national Coventry Relays in February. This year, Third Form entrants came fourth in the whole-school race, with a time that would have won the entire race just three years ago. With such a wealth of talent and determination in its ranks, Coach's training was a once in a lifetime opportunity for an enthusiastic group of students.


Coach’s presence in Shrewsbury created quite a media frenzy, with the BBC filming him in action for Midlands Today. The specialist running shop in Shrewsbury ‘Up and Running’ is also donated some kit and spikes for Coach to take back to Bekoji with him.

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