Friday, 2 October 2009

Bumper entry for Rock City half marathon

From ThisDay, Dar es Salaam

A BUMPER entry of runners has been recorded for the Rock City Marathon set for Sunday in Mwanza.

Event coordinator Phillipo Simon told reporters here yesterday that the 21-kilometre race has attracted over 700 runners while over 5,000 participants have enrolled for a 5km fun race.

"We have also received a good response for the 3km corporate classic race as well as the 2km event for people with physical disabilities" he said. He said the winners in the men’s and women’s half marathon will each get 1m/-, the runners-up will take home 500,000/- while the third placed winners will receive 300,000/- each.


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