May 7, 2014, 12:25 PM
Mariama T. Jallow and Lamin Sanneh, current champions of the Brufut marathon, on Sunday ran in the
The duo, accompanied by Coach Modou Lamin Keita, are from the Gambia Police Force and are in the
In the female race, Gambian sensation Mariama Jallow finished the half marathon in 1.22 min., while Lamin Sanneh did the men’s section in 1.11 min.
Meanwhile a sizeable group of Gambians led by host Ebrima Manneh, Sidi Sanneh and others residing in
The next run for the Gambians is on May 26 at
Learning about the good performance of the athletes, Brufut Marathon Association chairman Ba S. Jabbie said he is profoundly delighted to be associated with the achievement.
“I must thank our partners - the British High Commission, Brussels Airlines, Fotga, the Gambia Police Force and the Gambian community in Leeds - for their efforts in realising this project,’’ he said.