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Remember to "like" our Victoria Falls Marathon Facebook page to stay up to speed with what is happening.
26th August 2012 dawned bright, with the promise of a warm spring day - and the start of the 6th Econet VicFalls Marathon taking place in the normally quiet, tourist town of Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwean side of the Zambezi River.

The usual pre-race nerves started kicking in the night before for some runners, others were merely looking forward to enjoying the scenery and camaraderie along the route.

The race started promptly at
06h30 with the full marathon runners streaming down the hill to the old iron bridge that joins Zimbabwe and Zambia, a short while after the Disabled athletes followed on the half marathon route, shortly ahead of the balance of the field competing in the Zambezi-Light Half.

The route started off quickly, with a downhill to the bridge, over the gorges - turning just before entering Zambia - and then following the road alongside the
Zambezi River into the National Park.

Armed rangers sprinkled the route - keeping a wary eye open for unwanted game - as the athletes made their way through this beautiful park - the serious runners pushing for the prize monies, and the social runners stopping to take photos or chat to our sponsors at the water tables!

The Fun Run sponsored by Shoprite, saw a range of people of all shapes and sizes and ages enjoy a jog, or walk, up the long hill to the finish at the Vic Falls Primary School.

As the morning sun rose high in the sky, so did the temperatures, but with the regular water stations, athletes were well hydrated along the route.

The
Full marathon was won in a time of 2:23:25 by NKOSIYAZI SIBANDA, a Zimbabwean, and the first lady home was WINILE MNISI in a time of 3:10:43.

The
Half marathon race was finished in a time of 1:05:36 by ELMORE SIBANDA who pipped second place (and previous winner) KELVIN PANGISO to the finish. The ladies race was won by OLIVIA CHITATE in 1:22:10.

The results are on the website, to view them
click here

And the
2012 photo gallery is up. If you see any pics there you would like in high-res for printing, send us the IMAGE NUMBER and we will send you the hires version by return. Also remember to join our Facebook Page, we also have some images loaded on there.

The
2013 Event date is yet to be confirmed, we will let you know as soon as it as been confirmed.

The organizers of the event would like to thank the sponsors, in particular
ECONET, ZAMBEZI-LIGHT and SHOPRITE for the main events.. and to all the other sponsors and helpers for making this a success.

Best regards,
Victoria Falls Marathon Team

Marathon viewing schedule on Super Sport
SEASON SCHDATE STTIME ENTIME CHANNEL INFO
2012 09-Oct-12 18:30 19:00 SS6/SS6A Premier
2012 10-Oct-12 06:30 07:00 SS6/SS6A Repeat
2012 11-Oct-12 17:00 17:30 SS6/SS6A Repeat
2012 15-Oct-12 14:00 14:30 SS6/SS6A Repeat
2012 16-Oct-12 11:00 11:30 SS6/SS6A Repeat
2012 18-Oct-12 23:00 23:30 SS6/SS6A Repeat
2012 19-Oct-12 15:30 16:00 SS6/SS6A Repeat

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