By Norah Mukimba
The IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura and Ghetto president, Bobi Wine confirmed their participation in the China Communications Construction Company sponsored Entebbe Marathon due this Sunday
According to sources, IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura has confirmed being the chief runner. Bobi Wine too has been training for a week.
“When they approached him and told him the proceeds will be going to mothers and children with disabilities, he straight away agreed to be part of the Entebbe Marathon. Bobi Wine loves giving back to society” said the source.
According to the Chief Organizer of the Entebbe Marathon His Worship Vincent De Paul Kayanja the Mayor of Entebbe Municipality, the marathon is expected to attract more than 3,000 participants and will be flagged off at Botanical Gardens Entebbe.
The run will have participants registering for either of the four categories; 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km.
“We have mobilized runners from Bukwo, Kapchorwa, universities, Police, the Army and other institutions.
The Mayor added that the proceeds from the Entebbe Marathon will go towards helping people with disabilities in Entebbe.
“We shall use the proceeds to impart skills to people with disabilities and also give them start-up capital not forgetting paying medical bills for those that need it,” Mr. Kayanja said
The Entebbe Marathon of 2017 is sponsored by China Communications Construction Company the company undertaking the construction of the 51KM Kampala – Entebbe Expressway.