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The Great Gambia Run (Bajana Int. Marathon 2018)

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The Gambia

Bajana Village

Foni Berefet

West Coast Region

Gambia

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Take on the Gambia Marathon 2018,

The Gambia is calling the WORLD for the famous and most exciting race in West Africa; Bajana International Marathon. It’s a race that combines charity run, fun run and travel to The Gambia either as a professional runner or a tourist looking to run for fun. Runners will have the opportunity to not only take part in an amazing run, but to raise funds for a great cause; supporting disadvantage children, building and refurbishing nursery schools in the rural communities.

Explore an incredible community in The Gambia. Visit, connect with, and support grass roots projects lead by local organisation, The Gambia Volunteers Trust and leave a powerful impact on the community. Organise your own local running group to run alongside professional runners in one of the biggest and most exciting international race in West Africa. The Gambian adventure is one you'll never forget. Come and volunteer, meet the community, make life-long friends.

The race route combines the most stunning and beautiful scenery in rural Gambia. It takes place along the TRANS-GAMBIA HIGHWAY; Runners will pass through villages, bushes and sloppy hills. Hundreds of villagers will be cheering along the road. It is the best sightseeing experience for tourist and international runners.

The race categories are 5km, 10km and 42km, those on holidays in The Gambia during the marathon are welcome to join the race. There is something for everyone. Whether it's your first marathon or not, the buzz of the start line won't fail to gear you up for the run ahead and when you cross the finish line and collect your unique medal. There will be series of traditional entertainment, WRESTING, TUG OF WAR and The Famous DONKEY RACE.

The Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It's only six hours direct flight from the United Kingdom. The Gambia is very peaceful and known for her sandy beautiful beaches that attracts thousands of tourist each year. The country is democratic and has a diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River. Abundant wildlife in its Kiang West National Park and BaoBolong Wetland Reserve which has monkeys, leopards, hippos, hyenas and rare birds.

The Race is on --- 31st March 2018; there is something for everyone. Charity, Running, Cultural entertainment and tourism.

Categories: 42km, 10km & 5KM. Register now

Race Categories: 5k, 10k and 21k

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

By email: enquiries@gambiavolunteers.org

Telephone UK: 07729319181 or Gambia: 00220- 9057014

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The Gambia

Bajana Village

Foni Berefet

West Coast Region

Gambia

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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