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Registration opens for Wangari Maathai Marathon

From L-R. Irene Tindi, Programs Manager, Wangari Maathai Marathon, Nelly Wainaina Marketing Director, NCBA Bank and the Wangari Maathai Foundation CEO, Njeri Kabeberi pose for a photo during the launch of the Wangari Maathai Marathon on Thursday 02, 2024 at the River Cafe in Karura Forest in Nairobi. Photo: Sportpicha
From L-R. Irene Tindi, Programs Manager, Wangari Maathai Marathon, Nelly Wainaina Marketing Director, NCBA Bank and the Wangari Maathai Foundation CEO, Njeri Kabeberi pose for a photo during the launch of the Wangari Maathai Marathon on Thursday 02, 2024 at the River Cafe in Karura Forest in Nairobi. Photo: Sportpicha

The inaugural Power of One Wangari Maathai Marathon was launched today at a colorful ceremony held at the River Cafe in Karura Forest in Nairobi.

The race which is in honor of celebrating and promoting the legacy of professor Wangari Muta Maathai, in promoting climate change and environmental sustainability, human rights, democracy, peace, international solidarity, women and children empowerment and provide opportunities for local amateur athletes to excel, is slated to be held on March 3, 2024 in Karura Forest.

The race will be in four categories; 21km, 10km, 5km and 2km for kids with a target number of 2000 participants due to the limited venue. The race registration is open and charges are going for Kshs 2000/-.

For race registration log in www.wangarimaathaimarathon.com

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    John Vaselyne is the founder of Athletics News. Africa’s only Independent Athletics News website. He has covered World U18 and U20 Championships, World Cross Country Championships, Four Continental Tour Gold Series, Wanda Diamond League. He has passion for the Sport and has over seven years experience in this area of sport. He is also the Leading Athletics Pundit in the Country, having been hosted in ALL leading TV stations in Kenya

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