tv Asia Insight LINKTV December 23, 2019 5:00pm-5:31pm PST
better through running. >> the number of marathons held in china is currently surging. runners from africa flood into the nation seeking to win prize money. but the races can be unpredictable. a good agent i key to taking home prize money. >> i saw he doesn't care about you. he cares about the money.
some of the athletes have just gotten their start runnining professionally. for many, china is a great place to gain experience due to the large number of races held. while preparing for the events, runners live here together. the african runners take turns staying in the dorm. many have lodged here before. the location is a small village in the suburbs.
my parents were not getting enough money to educate us. because of that, that's why i decided to get into sports because without an education in kenya, there is no way you can get a job. >> chen manages runners and organizes marathons for profit. in the three years since launching his company, he has organized seven races. chen was once a top marathon
the runners' take home money i the prize money after deducted 15% commission for chen and the cost of air fare and accommodationsns. due too his injury, daniel was unable too run in races later i the month. he ran just t three racaces and a total of around $500 u.s. after deducting costs, he ended up w with losses of $650.
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