Youth run peace marathon

Runner with blue apron

URDT together with KICSON mobilised Kagadi youth to participate in the 4th bi-annual marathon to run for peace. They also raised funds for disadvantaged children. On the picture in blue: a deaf and dumb runner preparing to participate.

This time 580 young people participated in the 11km long run. Over 2.000 people witnessed the event that coincided with the National Peace Day celebrations.

Flagging off marathon sept 2013 276x191Runners snaking URDT campus

 The RDC Kibaale flags off 580 young runners from URDT campus

Boys runningURDTGS running

Both young men and women braved the sun and bad roads to make a statement for peace

Runners and traffic policyBoys finishing

 Kibaale traffice police made sure the roads were safe. Runners close to the finish line sheered by URDT staff, boardmembers and partners

Clocking outFirst aid for dehydrated runner

Runners handing over check point cards after the finish       First aid for a dehydrated runner

First aid for soar legsMarathon winners 2013

Red Cross provided relief, bandages and smiles.  All 520 who finished were winners. Above the group that run fasted

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