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PHOTOS: Kabaka Marathon Pulls Crowds

Thousands participate din the Kabaka Marathon on Sunday (Photos: Pat Larubi/ChimpReports)

Thousands have today Sunday graced Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi’s 60th Birthday marathon in Kampala under tight security.

All roads heading to Lubiri were closed for motor vehicles save Ndeeba-Nateete-Kibuye road. This allowed the runners to hold an uninterrupted marathon.

It is understood that all pathways entering the Lubiri, salve http://daforatravel.ro/wp-content/plugins/google-analyticator/google-api-php-client/src/contrib/google_taskqueueservice.php Ring road junction, thumb http://demo.des.net.id/smpharapankita/wp-includes/media.php Ndeeba junction, Musajjalumbwa, Lubaga road starting from Gaz Petrol station were also closed for security reasons.

The marathon which featured three categories of 21, 10 and 5 kilometres was led by Buganda premier, Peter Mayiga.

The marathon attracted people from all walks of life

The marathon attracted people from all walks of life

Buses were put in place to ease transportation means of the guests from Lubiri to Bulange Mengo.

Mayiga said revenues collected from the marathon are aimed at rendering a hand to patients of Fistula disease.

Peterson Segawa, 25, who participated in the marathon, described it as “largely peaceful.”

He noted: “I am proud to participate in this marathon to celebrate 60 years of our king and also raise money to treat Fistula victims.”

This old woman finished the 5km marathon category

This old woman finished the 5km marathon category

 

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