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Njawara Marathon Heats Up

Jul 9, 2008, 7:41 AM | Article By: By Sainabou Kujabi

The annual Marathon run, organised by the Njawara Organizing Committee and geared towards the development of youth education in Njawara, is slated for July 26th2008.

Preparations for this event are in high gear and, according to Pateh Jaw a member of the organising committee, this year's theme is "Run for School Library". He said," the aim of the Marathon is to assist children in Njawara and its cluster villages".

He cited the fact that themarathon has brought a lot of development projects to the village including the health centre and the school. He noted that at the moment they are sponsoring some students from the Njawara School.

He added that registration is still underway and the fee for the male category in the 10km race is D20.The 5km race for females is D15 each.

Pateh pointed out that the 3km race for children is free. He called on the private- sector and individuals to come and assist them financially or in kind for a successful staging of the marathon in order to help educatethe young people and future leaders of the nation.