The Organisers and Sponsors of the Annual Econet Vic Falls Marathon, Half Marathon and the EcoSure Fun Run and the Steward Bank Relay are exceedingly proud of their event and the amazing area through which it runs.

By running through one of the Seven Wonders of the World, any participant in these events realizes they are part of something special and unique.

Each year the event looks for a similarly special, unique and worthy project [s] that they can support, to not only raise the profile of the event, but the region too and at the same time make a difference in the lives of the community and the environment that forms such an integral part of the magnificent route on which the marathon takes place.

So, for the second year running, The Ele Bee Fence Project and the Vic Falls Anti-Poaching Unit [VFAPU] were our chosen charities.

A percentage of each entry went to the Ele Bee Fence Project, raising a total of $7086 for this worthwhile initiative, while a total of $491.40 was raised predominately through a donation made by The 3 Monkeys Bar and along with some local donations, to the VFAPU.

It is with great pleasure that we hand over these cheques, to both organisations and commend them on their amazing work and dedication to the environment and the Vic Falls Community.

***Release prepared and presented on behalf of the Sponsors, Econet and the Victoria Falls Management committee – Wild Frontiers and Adventure Zone and Off 2 Explore. For further information please contact Vanessa Williamson [vanessa@off-2-explore.com].