HONDA LA MARATHON CHAMPION KORIR TO THROW OUT FIRST PITCH
EVENT & RUNNING INDUSTRY NEWS ROUND-UP
By David Monti
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LOS ANGELES, CA, USA:
Two-time Honda LA Marathon champion Wesley Korir of Kenya will throw out the first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers home game against cross-town rivals the Los Angles Angels on June 12. "Korir follows recent pitches by actors Matthew McConoughay, Pamela Anderson, Victoria Beckham and famed Black Eye Pea, Will. i. am," said Korir's manager Karen Locke via e-mail. Interestingly, Korir, who lives in Louisville, Ky., used to work in a baseball bat factory engraving famed Louisville Slugger bats.