Twegaite Source of the Nile Race & Course Information
Objective of the Run:
Twegaite Source of the Nile Run/Walk is comprised to raise awareness for Cancer, physical health, wellness and fitness while benefiting various charities of the 501 (C) (3) Twegaite International at the same time.
5K Route 2016
The race will start at the scenic Source of the Nile Grounds in Jinja
Dates: Saturday, July 23 2016 at 7:00 AM.
A T-shirt & Water for each registrant sponsored by Rwenzori Water
Registration Centers: Laftaz Kampala & Jinja, Igaar Station and Igaar Cafe in Jinja. Mobile Money Register is Now Open!!
10K Route 2016
The race will end at Jinja Rugby Grounds
and there after followed with
Lots of Post Race Entertainment by Maro & Irene Ntale.
Lots of Food & Exhibition by a multitude of Sponsors!!
Animal Zoo Exhibition from Entebbe Zoo
Lots of Children’s Activities
Create a healthy population.
21K Route 2016
The Corporate & Community Team Challenge involves employees of any company in Uganda and beyond. Get your corporate employees to participate with you.Create a team when registering. LARGEST team involving any company will get a shout out on the day of the race. Contact: email@example.com
Come out to celebrate the Day and enjoy the scenery of the Source of the Nile by running, jogging or walking along Lake Victoria. We are also partnering with Uganda Tourism Board to promote tourism in Jinja by bringing a wildlife Zoo experience from Entebbe at the run. The Zoo will open on Monday, 18th July & run till Saturday, 23rd July 2016 at the Twegaite Source of the Nile Run.
Our USA based Organization Founders and Directors are children and friends of Busoga and Uganda. We will strive to continue to make Busoga the healthiest place to live and work!
Running / Walking for a Global Cause
Jinja Cancer Treatment Ward in Uganda is our main beneficiary. And the objectives of the proposed run is threefold namely;
1) Create Awareness about Cancer in Busoga region
2) Provide Cancer Screening services and
3) Provide a convergence and interaction of Twegaite International members, health service providers and the general public (including caregivers and patients).
Twegaite International has been partnering with Jinja Region Referral Hospital since 2013. Twegaite has refurbished the Jinja Cancer Ward and provided beds, bed sheets, blankets and other ward equipmwnts during this period and is committed to further partnership with Ministry of Health and Government of Uganda.
Every registration will increase the amount donated to Twegaite international activities in Uganda! Please browse our Organization’s website at WWW.TWEGAITE.ORG to support our causes. Creating Connections & Building Bridges – Together for Busoga & Uganda.