Farafenni Marathon set for Dec 2


By Alhagie Babou Jallow

The annual Farafeni international marathon is slated for 2nd December, the organizers announced recently. Speaking to The Standard sports Modou Leigh, spokesman of the organizing committee said this year’s event would be a half marathon open to male athletes but also a 10 and 5 km events are open to all sexes.
A 15km bicycle race will also be held.

Registration fee is D100 all categories.
The proceeds from the event would go towards supporting community activities in the areas of education and health.“We are sponsoring four students through this initiative and there are a lot of things we intend to contribute to the social development of the town,” he said.