MTN Kampala Marathon: Let’s run for a good reason

MTN Kampala Marathon 2019 Season is back, with new local races and unit update.

Three local races in Soroti, Arua, and Masaka to go before the Kampala Marathon

Marathon and Wheelchair races presently to occur around the same time

New and improved pack to fit for better sprinter experience

Proceeds of the 2019 Marathon race to additionally improve maternal wellbeing crosswise over Uganda

MTN Uganda together with its accomplices Huawei, Stanbic bank, New Vision, Rwenzori, and Spedag Interfreight have reported the 2019 release of the MTN Kampala Marathon.

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The MTN Kampala Marathon, presently in its sixteenth year has been a pillar on the Ugandan games schedule. Therefore giving members “A GOOD REASON TO RUN” on the grounds that separated from running for wellbeing and wellness. They get the chance to contribute towards a network profiting venture. The returns from the current year’s Marathon race will go towards improving maternal wellbeing administrations the nation over.

“There are an expected 336 passings for every 100,000 live births. Hence, making Uganda’s maternal mortality one of the most noteworthy on the planet.

The returns from the Marathon race and territorial runs will be utilized to overhaul/improve maternal administrations in wellbeing focus IV offices the nation over,” said Sen Somdev, MTN Uganda Ag. Head Marketing Officer.

“80% of the maternal and infant passings are preventable with the execution of realized proof-based high effect intercessions and these are the mediations that the returns from the Marathon race will be committed to actualizing. Furthermore, that is a valid justification to run.”

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15 years prior, the MTN Kampala Marathon has raised near UGX 3bn which has profited a few causes and networks. For instance from helping hopeful moms and resettling individuals uprooted by war in northern Uganda. Also, moving landslide unfortunate casualties in Bududa, to conveying clean water and improving sanitation in networks/schools. In addition, and most as of late improving the condition of maternal wellbeing administrations.

The MTN Marathon has and promises to keep assuming its job in interfacing and joining Ugandans to causes that have any kind of effect in the lives of thousands (if not millions) the nation over.

The 2019 version of the MTN Kampala Marathon will be on Sunday 24th November. It will begin at the Kololo autonomy grounds with sprinters taking an interest in both of 4 classes including; the full Marathon race (42Km), half Marathon race (21Km), 10Km race and 5Km wheelchair race/fun run.

Beforehand, the wheelchair race took place an end of the week prior to the fundamental Marathon race occasion, be that as it may, this year the two races will occur around the same time to encourage comprehensiveness.

This year, the MTN Kampala Marathon will be gone before by provincial runs in the towns of Soroti, Arua and Masaka on Sunday third, tenth and seventeenth November separately. Enlistment for these runs will be UGX 10,000 money or UGX 8,000/ – per sprinter utilizing MTN MoMoPay and the returns will be used for a similar reason in similar networks.

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Extraordinary consideration has additionally been made to guarantee each member has a vest that fits and empowers an open to running experience.
  • Partners’ Comments –

“We are pleased to be a piece of the MTN Kampala Marathon race. An association we have grasped in the course of the most recent 5 years. With this 250m sponsorship, we repeat our duty to continue working with MTN. Also, supporting them as they convey administrations that improve conveyance of maternal wellbeing administrations to Ugandan ladies.


It is constantly a significant privilege for Vision Group to be a piece of such supportable tasks. For example, tasks that guarantee that Ugandans are given a superior business” – Robert Kabushenga, CEO Vision Group

“Today is a joy to be here as we by and by band together with MTN on the Marathon race. Our association with MTN and this lofty Marathon race goes back numerous years.

“This is the eighth time Huawei is taking an interest in this significant occasion as an accomplice.

We have recently partaken in this occasion under the Theme “Run for Water”, ‘Run for Kampala’, ‘Run for maternal wellbeing’. In addition, and ‘battling malignant growth in schools’ which have been of an advantage to Karamoja and Kampala individually.

We vow our constant help at each open door given to us to make Uganda a superior spot as we keep carrying advanced to each individual. Also, home and association for a completely associated, canny world. We focus on developing with MTN as we investigate new chances to clear a route forward for the business. In addition, and Uganda everywhere” – Mr. Liu Jiawei, Managing Director Huawei Uganda

“We are incredibly glad to collaborate with MTN by and by in what is genuinely a world-class occasion. In addition, that draws in both first-class competitors and fun sprinters from the nation over and the globe. Stanbic Bank Uganda has been a key long haul accomplice and supporter of the MTN Kampala Marathon 16 years back.

This year, we have made a noteworthy commitment of UGX 250 Million towards endeavors to improve maternal wellbeing in Uganda.

Ladies the nation over particularly in provincial regions of Uganda face various obstructions to getting to basic daily schedule and lifesaving maternal medicinal services. We might want to add to improving these conditions to guarantee safe labor for ladies” – Emma Mugisha, Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Stanbic Bank Uganda

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