Record turnout for Diacore marathon

This year’s Diacore Gaborone marathon sponsored to the tune of P350,000 by Stanbic Bank Botswana, has attracted a record 5, 778 runners.

The bank is sponsoring the race, which takes place this Sunday, for a third year running.  “We are excited to partner with the marathon for the third year in a row and to grow this relationship even further. 

“Our focus this year is on the 21.1 kilometres,” said Stanbic Bank head of corporate and investment banking, Tasha Ferreira.  He said the bank would on Sunday reward the first man and woman Motswana athletes in the 21.1 km race with prize money of P5, 000 each.

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