Asmara, 07 June 2019- Asmara Marathon in which over 50 athletes from various East African countries will participate will be held on Sunday, 9 June at the main streets of Asmara.
The participating athletes from Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya and Tanzania are expected to arrive in Asmara, today, 7 June.
According to the National Athletics Federation of Eritrea, Eritrea will participate through athletes from the all regions as well as members of the Eritrean Defense Forces.
Indicating that the race will start from the City Park and will finish at the Bahti Meskerem Square covering 42 km, the National Federation said that 16,500 Dollars has been allocated to winners.
The Federation also said that mass sport will be conducted on the same day starting from 7 AM from City Park to Bahti Meskerem Square in which over 20 thousand people are expected to take part.