Feb 19, 2009, 4:59 AM
Mariama T Jallow, a Gambian athlete, will represent the country in the 2009 'Race for Life', an event to be held at
Mariama who emerged winner of the 8 km race in last year's Brufut Marathon Run, is registered to take part in the 10-kilometre category, revealed Mamodou Max Jallow, a sports journalist currently based in the
Mariama is said to have received her race number and invitation letter to participate as well as guidelines for the event.
According to Mamodou Max Jallow, Mariama is registered to raise funds to support Brufut Marathon Run Association, a charitable organisation, and part of the funds would be donated to 'Cancer Research
He said, "It's part of the development of Brufut Marathon Run Association to register the first Male and Female who came out first during its annual year marathon to participate in
"The event is a female race organized all over
He pointed out that Ansu Sowe, who won the male category during last year's