The 10km Run scheduled for November 10th will attract participants from all the districts of West Nile. The organisers say over 2500 kits have been sold out, while 300 more are expected to be sold in the next two days.
MTN Uganda has announced that returns from the first ever West
Nile MTN Run will be used to improve maternal services in West Nile.
10km Run scheduled for November 10th will attract participants from all
the districts of West Nile. The organisers say over 2500 kits have been
sold out, while 300 more
are expected to be sold in the next two days.
During a press address for the official launch of the Run at Desert Breeze hotel today, the regional business
manager MTN James Ndyamuhaki said all the proceeds including contributions from
the partners will go to improving maternal services in Health Center Fours in
He noted that besides the MTN
has deemed it prudent to roll out the Run to various regions because of
abundant talent in addition to offering an opportunity for physical
raising funds for charity works.
Cue in; We have identified …Cue
out; proceeds go to charity….." //
Meanwhile the West Nile Uganda Athletics Federation
chairman Sam Egama whose team has been involved in the organization and routing
of the Run says it is a commendable activity that will unveil new set of athletes
in the region.
Cue in; I want to thank …Cue
out; shall have this event.….." //
Swaib Toko the RDC Pakwach who officiated at the Press
briefing for the Arua Marathon says the planned use of the proceeds from the
Marathon will greatly help improve on maternal services and save lives of
mother and children,
Cue in; By being the chairperson…Cue
out; community to be safe.…. //
The Run has attracted the support of
companies like Rwenzori, Huawei, Uganda Atheltics Federation, Stanbic Bank,
the Uganda Police among others. The best seven winners will receive cash prizes.