Race organisers issue sponsorship call

On track: Marathon runners PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
On track: Marathon runners PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The organisers of the Sir Seretse Khama Commemoration Marathon have issued a SOS call to the corporate world in a bid to land sponsorship. The first instalment of the Sir Seretse Khama Commemoration Marathon will be in Serowe on June 28 and 29.

The marathon coordinator, Botshelo Nthaga, told MmegiSport this week that the Sir Seretse Khama Commemoration Marathon is more than just a sporting event. He said it is a tribute to the country’s founding president whilst also presenting both business and sporting benefits for the area.

He urged companies across Botswana and beyond to lend a hand in the race and embrace the spirit of unity and progress embodied by Sir Seretse Khama. The Sir Seretse Khama Commemoration Marathon will feature the 5km, 10km, and 21km race categories inviting runners from diverse backgrounds to participate.

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