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$11,000 on offer at 2015 Econet Victoria Falls Marathon

More than $11,000 USD is on offer at the 2015 Econet Wireless Victoria Falls Marathon taking place in the Zimbabwean scenic resort town on Sunday 28 June, 2015.

The Econet Wireless Victoria Falls Full and Half Marathon takes place on 28 June, 2015.
The Econet Wireless Victoria Falls Full and Half Marathon takes place on 28 June, 2015.

More than $11,000 USD is on offer at the 2015 Econet Wireless Victoria Falls Full and Half Marathon taking place in the Zimbabwean scenic resort town on Sunday 28 June, 2015.

The Econet Victoria Falls Marathon comprise of a full 42.2km marathon race, 21.2km half marathon run and a 7.5km fun run open in the Male and Female Open categories.

The marathon race route starts in the car park outside the Banks/Ilala Lodge entrance, then crosses over the Victoria Falls Bridge briefly into Zambia, before the route continues through the Zambezi National Park with some great views of the river, and ends at the Victoria Falls primary school.

The breakdown of the prize money up for grabs in the male and female open categories.

Positions

 

The Econet Victioria Falls Marathon

Econet Full Marathon
Male and Female Open Category

 

The Econet Victioria Falls Half Marathon

Econet Half Marathon
Male and Female Open Category

1. $900 [1800] $500 [1000]
2. $750 [1500] $350 [700]
3.. $600 [1200] $300 [600]
4. $450 [900] $250 [500]
5. $300 [600] $150 [300]
6. $200 [400] $125 [250]
7. $150 [300] $100 [200]
8. $100 [200] $75 [150]
9. $75 [150] $50 [100]
10 $50 [100] $25 [ 50]
Totals $7150   $3850

Developed in conjunction with the National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe (), the Victoria Falls Marathon race is an (Association of International Marathon and Distance Races) registered event.

The marathon race provides a platform for both local and international runners to pit themselves against the best, and offers the social runner some of the most spectacular scenery in Africa.

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The race route is fast and relatively flat and is well supported by regular water points and cooling down sections, all ably managed by the sponsors.

The on-line entries at www.vicfallsmarathon.com closes on the 12 June, 2015.

Yomi is the founder of Africa's number one track and field website - AthleticsAfrica. A multi award-winning editor, journalism innovator, media trainer, sports and digital transformation consultant.

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