No two ways; marathons must be regulated

The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) must be applauded for its efforts, though belatedly, to regulate road races, which have sprouted all over the country.

The BAA, as the custodian of athletics in the country, has a responsibility to regulate an industry that can easily attract conmen and con-women. While others see a genuine potential to contribute to athletics development, others are sadly wolves in sheep skin out to use marathons as a cash cow.

That seems to be the overriding objective at the moment as organisers spring from all corners of the country with this or that marathon. From afar, one can spot a dastardly objective; to make a quick buck. And indeed marathons have proved rewarding for the organisers but this has left athletes reeling.

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