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Bajana Marathon set for Saturday

Apr 2, 2015, 11:17 AM

The third edition of the Bajana International Marathon is to take place on 4th April 2015 at Bajana village in the Foni Brefet District of the West Coast Region.

The will be 10KM and 5KM runs from Foni Besse to Bajana for male and female athletes respectively.

There will also be a junior race for children aged 10 and below, as well as a 5KM race for companies and institutions.

The marathon aims at giving athletes the support and exposure required to perform better and represent the nation in competitions both locally and internationally.

This year it is under the sponsorship of President Yahya Jammeh, who chose five athletes to attend a year’s training at Ethiopia’s High Altitude Training Camp in Addis Abba, the organisers said.