Fun RunThe 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

Men/Women 50+

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

Sezuni Mwilima

Sipo Sampofu

Gideon Berego

Rinnah Mbala

12 – 17 yrs boysHerman Kiepie

Girls: Ruth Luboniso

Thimotheus Angula

Angela Simataa

Muyiwa Chizabulyo

Rachel Muyaukwa

18 – 50 years menVincent Likwala

Women: Clare Gemmel

Master Mwilima

Rebecca Westbrooks

Christian Ndemuweda

Martha Kanzi

50 years + MenCoster Muloboka

Women: Lorna Curry

Travis Curry


Kenson Kapaala



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