On Friday afternoon, residents of Mzuzu conducted a 10km walk to promote awareness of the second edition of the Mzuzu City Half Marathon, which is scheduled to take place on 10 March 2024.
The walk started from Mzuzu University gate and covered a route that included M1 road to town, Chibanja, Zigwagwa, taxi rank, ShopRite roundabout, clock tower, Mzuzu high court roundabout, recreational to Mzuzu stadium.
The Chairperson of the main organising committee, Mr Peter Mumba, and the Regional Sports Development Officer for the north, Grecian Mkandawire, led the people through the walk.
Security agencies, including Mzuzu Police, Mzuzu Immigration, and Mzuzu Prison Services, also participated in the walk. Similar health walks will be conducted every Friday in Mzuzu up until the day of the marathon to promote and sensitize the citizens of Mzuzu about the half marathon.
The Malawi National Council of Sports has partnered with Mzuzu City Council and the Malawi Defense Force (Moyale barracks) to conduct a successful second edition of the Mzuzu City Half Marathon.