The Zambezi Private School from Katima Mulilo hosted its annual community project under the theme “Mini Marathon/Fun Run”, that saw athletes grill each other in the four different age groups in the fun run. Learners from various schools and several adults also participated in the event in Katima Mulilo last month.
The categories were:
Boys/Girls 7 – 11 years
Boys/Girls 12 – 17 years
Men/Women 18 – 50 years
The ultimate aim of the annual event is to bring about awareness of the importance of physical fitness while enjoying lots of fun. The race was sponsored by Santam to the tune of N$10 000 in prize money.
The full results were as follows:
|1st place||2nd place||3rd place|
|7 – 11 yrs boysTino Mukuhwa
Girls: Elisa Mateu
|12 – 17 yrs boysHerman Kiepie
Girls: Ruth Luboniso
|18 – 50 years menVincent Likwala
Women: Clare Gemmel
|50 years + MenCoster Muloboka
Women: Lorna Curry
Just Water of Katima Mulilo sponsored 300 bottles of water, Namibia Beverages 24 bottles of Power Aid concentrate and glasses and Shoprite 350 brötchens.
Event organizers took the opportunity to thank and applaud every participant and the Katima Mulilo traffic department for their assistance and expressed the hope to double the number of participants next year.
Date: 17 July 2013