By Kiyimba Bruno
Life has continued to be boosted in the NSSF Kampala Seven Hills Hash Run slated for this Sunday as one of Ugandas top-class athlete and former women’s 3000m steeplechase world and Commonwealth Games champion Dorcus Inzikuru being the latest to join the race list.
Her confirmation follows that of Uganda’s only athlete and medalist at the Rio’s Summer Paralympic Games David Emong who will lead a strong team of 10 Paralympians in the run.
, “I am honoured to associate with the NSSF Hash Run. I would like to appeal to the general public to register for the run so we can show our support for this worthy cause.”says On taking part in the run Inzikuru, 35, says 35 Docus Inzikuru.
The Arua Gazelle is preparing for the London Marathon in April and the World Championships in London in August.
Barbra Teddy Arimi, the head of Marketing and Communications, NSSF, said, “The NSSF Kampala Hash 7 Hills Run is a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative through which the Fund is raising funds to renovate the public primary schools under the management of KCCA. It’s part of the Fund’s CSR agenda to support education by improving the learning conditions in public schools.”
“We are delighted with Inzikuru’s confirmation and we believe she will be able to attract more of her peers to the run,” Arimi added.
The run, whose purpose is to collect shs200 million, will start and finish at Pearl Africa Primary School, Nsambya.
It will cover a distance of 21km, traversing the historical seven hills of Kampala – Nakasero, Kibuli, Old Kampala, Namirembe, Rubaga, Lubiri and Nsambya.
More than 1,000 people are expected to participate in the run.
The companies that are already on board include; Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Uganda Registration Services Bureau, Bank of Uganda, Capital Markets Authority, Housing Finance Bank, Monitor Publications Limited, Galaxy FM, Umeme Limited, Stanbic Bank, Vision Group, Selas Events Ltd, Fireworks Advertising Uganda Limited, Computer Point, Total Uganda, Vodafone Uganda, Toyota Uganda, ICPAU, among others