APA Insurance boosted the 2018 Ndakaini Half marathon race with Kshs 150,000 sponsorship ahead of the race scheduled for 0ctober 6th in Murang’a County.
APA Life Assurance CEO Catherine Karimi committed that they will support the initiative that aims at conserving the environment.
This year saw the marathon shifted from its traditional September month to October and will for the first time conduct online registration with the same expected to close on September 30, one week to the event.
Ndakaini Environmental Conservation Association (NDEKA) Chairman Professor Joseph Kimura noted that elite athletes will use the race to prepare for international competitions.
Among the notable athletes expected to grace the race is two-time champion Patrick Kipn’geno.
In 2017, Kipng’eno and Debra Meringor finished ahead of the pack of nearly 3,000 runners gunning for the total top prize of Sh300,000. The same prize level has been set for this year’s race.
The participation fee is Sh1500 for elite and Sh1000 for amateur runners.