Developing and Promoting Sport in Malawi since 1974.
The Malawi National Council of Sports (MNCS) was established by an act of Parliament, Act No 10, of 1974, to provide oversight to the development of all sporting disciplines in Malawi.
The Malawi National Council Act has however extended and specified the mandate of the sporting body corporate on among others; matters of women and sport, professional sport, sport for people with disabilities, recreational sport as well as anti-doping within sport.
Ministry of Health statistics indicate that they are over 23,000 Cholera cases and over 750 Cholera related deaths in Malawian since Cholera started last year.
The half marathon has been introduced with the aim of creating a platform for athletes to have many opportunities to compete, develop and improve for better performances.
However, sporting codes such as netball, tennis, swimming and gymnastics did not manage to win any medal at the tournament