2016 Bududa Marathon: 9th October 

  • Start & Finish: Budada playground (7 a.m)
  • Registration Fee: Shs 5000

What better way to raise money for Charity than through mechanisms that at the end of the day benefit the participants themselves.

As they raise money for this charity cause of supporting orphans and vulnerable children of families hit by land slide scourge, they will be able to test for HIV and AIDS, donate blood as well be exercise to keep fit and live longer. 

The marathon has been organized by the Bududa United Development Association (BUDEA).

According to one of the coordinators, Namono Bennah;

This charity run has been dubbed Bududa Marathon on the 9th October 2016 (Independence Day).

It is aimed at raising funds to support Orphans and Vulnerable children in the landslide prone district of Bududa.

Registration for the marathon is Ug.shs 5000.

The marathon which will start and end at Bududa playground by 7 a.m. Registration and more inquiries can be made through;  0779-58600407822687150782613277 and 0775448942       

Marathon theme:

The event will be inclined along the theme “Enhancing Hope to Orphans and Vulnerable Children”. 

Other activities:

To spice up the day, there are other activities that have been incorporated on the enticing menu.

There will be a football match, car washing drive, Auctioning Items, Selling Rotary tickets, Blood Donation and HIV/AIDS testing.

Marathon Route:

From the Bududa Play Ground, the start of the route, the runners will proceed to Manjiya primary school, then pass via Namaistu Primary school through to Bushirobo Sub county road, Bunambisi parish, Buwangani Trading Center, past  Bududa Hospital and turn back to Bududa play Ground.

Ronnie Wabomba, the spokesperson of the Bududa Marathon encourages the participants to turn up in large numbers to support charity.

I urge many runners and those willing to support to turn up. Those willing to register, please come on board

At least 500 runners are being targeted for this noble cause.

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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