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Uganda Sends Team for 2020 NBC Tanzania Marathon in Dodoma

The event which will attract several athletes from around the East and Central region will take place in the town of Dodoma.
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Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has cleared five athletes to represent Uganda at the 2020 NBC Tanzania Marathon due November 22, 2020.

The event which will attract several athletes from around the East and Central region will take place in the town of Dodoma.

Namayo Mawerere, the Publicity Secretary of the Federation said on Friday that the athletes already traveled by road on Thursday.

“The contingent left yesterday evening by road to enable them reach in time and also recover from the travel fatigue before the competition on Sunday," said Mawerere. He said made it clear that the athletes have been preparing well in Kapchorwa.

The organisers, Athletics Tanzania President Anthony Mtaka, the marathon' will have four races, 5km, 10km, 21km and 42km.

Uganda will field three runners in the marathon (42km) and these include; Priscilla Chelangat, Philip Kiplimo and Vincent Chelimo. The other two runners Doreen Chemusto and Julius Ochieng will feature in the half marathon (21km) race.

The Marathon sponsored by the National Bank of Commerce is organized by Athletics Tanzania.

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