Hundreds of runners had a platform to show off their skills at the second edition of the Tulia Marathon slated for Mbeya on March 11, 2018.
The event had three categories with the 21-kilometre race, there were also the 5km race for corporates and locals, and 2km event for the disabled, children and elderly competitors.
Gold medal winners (in male and female races) of the grueling half-marathon earned Tsh500,000 while the runners-up pocket Sh300,000 and second runners-up walked away with Sh200,000.
The fourth to the 10th finishers was also awarded cash prizes.
The Tulia Marathon is a spectacular annual race held in different cities in the country. The marathon has managed to create good attention towards supporting underprivileged groups in the society.
There has been massive response in participation from local, legislators and corporate participants. A pool of local and international corporate organizations did partner with the race including Mwananchi Communications Ltd as the main media sponsor.