5km race for fun (Adults)
Full Marathon- 42 km
Half Marathon- 21Km
Team relay- 4*10.5km
REGISTRATION for next month’s Kigali Peace Marathon will run from May 2-18 according to the local athletics federation.
The federation’s secretary general Constantine Twajamahoro told Times Sport yesterday, “This year, the registration period is long enough for all those interested in participating.”
Entry fee for marathon and relay marathon runners is $45 (Rwf27, 000) and $25 (Rwf15, 000) for the half marathon. Athletes who wish to compete in the 5km race for fun will part with $6 (Rwf3, 600).
After years of Kenyan domination, Rwanda’s two-time Olympian Epiphanie Nyirabarame, Sylvain Rukundo, Gervais Nizeyimana and Godfrey Rutayisire are out to break the jinx.
The winner of the full marathon will pocket $2500 (Rwf1.5m) while the tenth will earn $200 (Rwf120, 000).
The half marathon winner will also pocket $2500 (Rwf1.5m)
Last year, Rashid Safari emerged as Rwanda’s best athlete after clocking 2hours, 32 minutes and 45 seconds to finish 9th.
Peter Limo of Kenya claimed the marathon in 2:19:44.
The marathon is divided into five categories; full marathon (42km), half marathon (21km), 10.54km marathon team relays, 5km course for children and 5km run for fun race.