CBCHB HIV-Free NW project announce Marathon to Mark World AIDS Day 2016

The Cameroon Baptist Convention CBC Health Board HIV-Free Northwest project has announced a marathon race to take place on the 1st December, 2016.

According to a Press Release signed by Prof Tih Pius Muffih Director CBC Health Services who doubles as Principal Investigator, HIV-Free Project, the marathon is part of his institution’s continuous effort to promote the wellbeing of the population.

Programmed for 6:30am December 1, the Marathon will constitute part of activities marking World Aids Day in the NW region of Cameroon.

“Registration per athlete is FCFA5000 and this can be done on or before the day of the Marathon. To ensure a smooth Marathon race, all athletes will have to obtain medical certificates of fitness from any Cameroon Baptist Convention (CBC) Hospital or Health Centre at the cost of FCFA 2000. Only registered athletes who have done their medical examination shall be allowed to participate.” The Release explains.

The marathon race which is the first of its kind in the region will feature two groups of competitors. The first to run from Ndop to the Bamenda Commercial Avenue for persons “aged 18-40 years for men and 18-30 years for women.” The second group will be for those “aged 41-61 years for men and 31-50 years for women” covering from Babanki Tungo door market to Commercial Avenue Bamenda

The Release details that prizes will be available for the different for the first three men and the first three women. “The prizes shall include a handsome cash price, gold, bronze or silver medal and a certificate. All participants who complete the race shall receive various cash prizes, certificates of participation.”

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