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Gunjur youth association anti-malaria marathon set for June 5

May 11, 2015, 9:45 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Gunjur Kulukochi Youth Development Association (GKYDA) Anti-Malaria marathon run is set for Friday 5 June 2015 in Gunjur Kulukochi.

The marathon run will include male and female categories.

In an interview with Pointsports on Sunday in Gunjur, the chairman of Gunjur Kulukochi Youth Development Association, Ousman Bajo, said the marathon is meant to backfill water potholes in Kukukochi and promote the use of mosquito nets.

Bajo stated that the registration fee for the 10KM male race is D150, the 5KM race is D100 and the under-17 boys is D50.

Bajo further stated that the winner for the male 10km race will receive D5,000, runners-up D3,000; third place D2,000 and a mosquito net.

He also stated that the winner for the 5km female race will receive D3,000; runners-up D2,000; third place D1,000 and a mosquito net.

Bajo reiterated that deadline for registration is 20 May 2015.