Alone at the Front: Thomas Omwenga
66Thomas Omwenga is one of those seemingly superhuman Kenyan runners you see at the start line before they disappear off in the distance, destined to win the race. But this new Canadian resident’s path to the podium isn’t as effortless as you’d think. Omwenga has spent years living on the margin of Canadian society, working three jobs and sending money back to his family in Kenya. Rhiannon Russell profiles one of Canada’s winningest marathoners as he becomes a Canadian resident and is finally reunited with his family.