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Rotary Dar Marathon

Dear participants and supporters of the Rotary Dar Marathon,

A year has already flown by so fast and preparations for the 2017 edition of the Rotary Dar Marathon on 14th October are already underway.

From its humble beginnings in 2009, as a charity walk with 700 participants, the Rotary Dar Marathon has now grown into one of the largest charitable events in the region. Last year over 14,000 walkers, runners and cyclists came together for the event and we are on track to surpass that number this year. The Rotary Dar Marathon has enabled us to support numerous projects across Tanzania.

This year’s Rotary Dar Marathon includes a 5 km walk, 9 km walk, and a 21.1 km run. With the growing number of cycling enthusiasts who participate in the Rotary Dar Marathon we have also increased the cycling race to 42.2 km.

Rotary Dar Marathon 2017 is focused on raising funds towards building a clinic at the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT). The funding is in support of CCBRT’s social enterprise project, which aims to expand revenues to be able to support subsidised care in the Disability Hospital.

They say that ‘if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”. With your continued support and participation, together we can move the Rotary Dar Marathon from strength to strength and surpass our funding goals for this year. Together we can transform the lives of the most deserving members of our community.

I look forwarding to seeing you bright and early on 14th October 2017 for the Rotary Dar Marathon 2017!!

Catherinerose Barretto