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Run For Humanity: Day 5 - 25/06/2009
Day 5 - 25/06/2009. After a restful night in. We will begin the day with some tea and. To get us through a warm run to. Namagunga, Namataba, Mbalaala. After a welcome break in. We will continue to. And to reduce the amount of kilometers we need to run on the final day. As we leave. We pass the famous. And hope they are willing to play a few rythams to encourage us on our way. Once we arrive at. We will retrace our steps in the jeep to. For accommodation and the local. On todays run we had many new runner...
Run For Humanity: Day 3 - 24/06/2009
Day 3 - 24/06/2009. The third day will see us run from. And the source of the river. Nile Even though the team will need no motivation but it’s worth highlighting that Jinja is also the home of the Nile breweries and an ice cold Nile special could be one of the rewards for the day! As the team leave Iganga, we will be waved off by the Red Cross, community members and some very young supporters from the orphanage. Will see us travel 42km to Jinja visitting Bukoyo, Mulingkire, Magamaga and. We took advanta...
Run For Humanity: Day 2 - 22/06/2009
Day 2 - 22/06/2009. The second morning aches and pains will provide the team with a real understandin. G of the task ahead and the concern about “did I really train enough”! The run will continue along the main Mbale to Iganga tarmack road for 35 kms. This leg of the run provides us with a straight route through sparse training centres and villages. The team will arrive in Iganga. Originally known as South Busoga until 1982 when it was renamed Iganga) and a warm welcome at the Iganga Red Cross office.
Run For Humanity: Thank you for visiting our Run For Humanity blog!
Thank you for visiting our Run For Humanity blog! The new run for humanity project for 2010 is currently being planned and will be in July. For 2010 the project will be bigger, better and even more painful on the knees with us running 400km in just 8 days. More info to follow shortly:. In June 2009 a team of 6 friends from the UK and Uganda will run from Pallisa. Martin, Jane, Simon, Sian, Michael and Eyria. Pictures of some of the team:. Please leave your comments, by clicking the 'Comments' link below.
Run For Humanity: Day 4 - 24/06/2009
Day 4 - 24/06/2009. Even though day 4 will cover only. It will be one of the most challanging days with us beginning 3,700 feet above sea level and more undulating roads! Across the River Nile at the Owen Falls dam and as we pass. We reach the welcome coolness of the. As we exit the forest we’ll be met by the lively market sellers with stalls of amazing fruits and the smell of their roasting chicken on the charcoal. And a comfortable bed for the night! Were so happy, it. Helped us get up the hills! We we...
Run For Humanity: Photo Gallery
Here are a few more pictures from the project:. Jane and Sian drinking Nile special from a teacup"! Martin with Muhamid planning the takeaway stop. and with our sponsor from Inside Uganda tour ltd "Godfrey Katongole". June 24, 2009 9:41 am. All from Bakanamwike Julius. Branch youth council treasurer. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Our Main Project Sponsor. A few comments from Uganda:. Thank you a million times"! Godfrey Katongole (Inside Uganda Tours Ltd). Jinja community can never remain the same w...
Run For Humanity: Before the run...
The advance party arrives". Sian arrived in Uganda on the 29th May and quickly became a local with the Uganda Red Cross. The initial planning and arrangements have been going really well and there is already a buzz around the place! Local companies have demonstrated their value of the project by sponsoring the team with many valueable items including mineral water, t-shirts, communications and even a beer for each runner. "Well if we complete each days run"! The run. Everyone is so enthusiastic to ge...