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Stephen Kiptorich to take part in the 31st edition of Germany’s second biggest Hamburg marathon

By Solomon Mwesigwa info@xrated.co.ug The marathon will be held on 23rd April 2017 in Germany just four weeks after the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala, Uganda were the runner will compete. Kiprotich’s manger Jurrier Vander Velden confirmed the information. “We have confirmed he will compete in the Hamburg marathon”, noted the …

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Ugandan Universities Excel At 2016 East African Games

By Baker Lwesabula info@xrated.co.ug Yesterday evening was a day full of happiness and jubilation for Uganda’s 2016 East African University games victors Kampala University ‘KU’ and Ndejje University’s students and fans as their Team excelled. Ndejje remained unplayable in the region after retaining (the 3rd time in a raw) the …

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Uganda Waragi to sponsor Gulu Color Fun Run

By Nathan Atiluk info@xrated.co.ug Uganda Waragi will be among the key sponsors when the Color Fun Run goes to Gulu on December 3rd. The event organized by the brains behind Kampala Fun Run goes into its third edition since inception in April this year. The run which is slated for …

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Huawei announces Shs250 million sponsorship for MTN Marathon, it will be used to support sanitation in Kampala Schools

By Our Reporter info@xrated.co.ug Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider has given 250,000,000 UGX towards the 2016 MTN Marathon’s cause to support the schools’ sustainable sanitation in Kampala. The 2016 MTN Kampala Marathon is set to take place on Sunday 20th November, with the aim …

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9 foreign elite runners confirm participation for MTN Marathon

Preparations for Uganda’s top sporting event, the MTN Kampala Marathon 2015 are in full gear, with nine foreign elite runners confirming their participation. The nine sprinters include Kenya’s Rael Kimaiyo Jepyator, Kiprop Tonui, Julius Kibet, Doris Jepchumba Todophus, Pamela Anisomuk, Barnabas Kipyego, Kiptoo Julius Kibet and Tanzania’s Fabiola William John, …

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MTN Marathon: Tracing the History of Uganda’s Oldest Marathon Event

By Albert Mucunguzi   Ahead of the Pope’s visit next month, all roads will lead to Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala as an expected 20,000 people will grace the 11th edition of the MTN Marathon. While the winners will have UGX. 100million to share amongst themselves, participants have found various …

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