Cyclists in action (Credit: David Isabirye) Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE

2017 Mihingo Marathon & Mountain bike race:

  • Saturday, 10th June 2017
  • Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara
[/media-credit] Cyclists in a previous event Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE

Preparations for the 5th edition of the annual Mihingo Marathon and Mountain Bike race are in a high gear.

The marathon and mountain bike event is scheduled for Saturday 10th June 2017, near the eastern boundary of Lake Mburo National Park.

This spectacular Event will have both Running and Mountain biking races for individuals, families and teams.

According to the organizer, Alex Mubiru, under Activate Uganda all the proceeds raised will be channeled towards the local communities around Lake Mburo to reduce human wildlife conflict.

All funds raised will be used by Mihigo Conservation Foundation to reduce the human-wildlife conflict around Lake Mburo and link communities to the benefits of living alongside wildlife.

A runner during a previous marathon organized by Katabi sub county. Such corporate runners will be expected to take part in the Mihingo marathon and bike race Credit: © Kawowo Sports | DAVID ISABIRYE


Registration for this race and mountain event is at Banana Boat – Kisementi with a 31st May 2017 deadline.

Fun Run Race Distances and Fees:

For the 5km fun run or walk, adults will part with $30 and $20 for children under 15 years.

Under the 10km run, it will be $40 and $20 for the adults and children respectively.

The mountain bike race, 21km and 42km shall go for $40 only.

This event shall be held for the 5th year running.

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

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