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Uganda to leverage on MTN Kampala Marathon to market tourism

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda plans to leverage on the Kampala Marathon to market the East African nation as an ideal tourism destination. This follows a partnership between the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and MTN Uganda for the upcoming MTN Kampala Marathon slated for Sunday 20 November …

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Kiplangat takes Commonwealth Games marathon gold

Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Long distance runner Victor Kiplangat has won Uganda a first medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games with victory in the men’s marathon in Birmingham. He becomes the first Ugandan to win gold in the 42 kilometers race at a Commonwealth Games. Fresh from winning the Belgian-half …

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Uganda picks 10 for World Half Marathon after Source of Nile race

Top 5 Men 1. Chebet Abel/Police – 1:02.33 2. Kibet Moses/KCCA – 1:03.36 3. Chemonges Robert/Police – 1:03.42 4. Soyekwo Kibet/KCCA – 1:04.14 5. Kwemoi Vitalis/KCCA – 1:04.21 Top 5 Women 1. Chesang Doreen/UWA – 1:13.25 2. Chemutai Doreen/Prisons – 1:13.36 3. Chebet Rachael Zena/Prisons – 1:14.57 4. Ajok Dorcus/Prisons …

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Kipchoge headlines Kenyan team for Olympic marathon

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge, the first to break the mythic two-hour mark, and Vivian Cheruiyot will lead the Kenyan marathon team for the Tokyo Olympics in August. Athletics Kenya (AK) president Jackson Tuwei said the country expected a drug-free Olympics and hoped the selected …

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Full results from MTN Uganda marathon 2019

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan runners won the 42kms, 21kms and 10kms races as hundreds of runners turned up Sunday morning to participate in the MTN Kampala marathon focused on fundraising to improve maternal health in the country. This is a wrap up of the marathons that the …

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