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Farafenni Marathon Wednesday

May 23, 2011, 2:40 PM

The town of Farafenni in the North Bank Region will 25May 2011 witness its first-ever annual marathon competition, organised by the Farafenni Marathon Committee (FMC).

The idea of this competition is a brainchild of some dedicated and selfless individuals in the town who saw the need to improve the interaction of the youth, among other things, through sports, thus forming the Farafenni Marathon Committee.

This idea was first conceived about a decade ago, according to the organizers, but due to some constraints it could not take off the ground.

The competition will now be organised annually and will be expanded next year to include WHEELCHAIR RACE and BICYCLE RACE.

The event on Wednesday will be 5km prizes and certificates will be awarded to the 1st through to the 5th positions of winners.

The proceeds from the event will be donated to the health and education sectors. The committee is therefore calling on all stakeholders and media houses to grace the occasion.