Mmadinare marathon gets P112,000 Mascom boost

Cash boost: Mascom public relations officer, Kooagile (center) hands over the cheque to Kgosi Holland and race chairperson Maswabi
Cash boost: Mascom public relations officer, Kooagile (center) hands over the cheque to Kgosi Holland and race chairperson Maswabi

MMADINARE: Mascom Wireless has unveiled a P112,000 sponsorship for this year’s Mmadinare 10km Christmas Marathon.

The deal exceeds the P98,800 target that the race committee had intended to raise. Mascom has been sponsoring the marathon since 2015, but this year the company has also been granted the rights for the 10km race. The sponsorship was launched at the village Kgotla on Monday.

The sponsor will supply t-shirts, caps and take care of prize money. The sponsor has also introduced race placards for this year’s race so that the internationally recognised race meets the expected standards.

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