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Econet Wireless Zimbabwe : Victoria Falls Marathon Preps Gather Pace
|10/15/2020 | 12:06pm|
The popular event, which draws thousands of local and international participants, traditionally takes place during the first week of July but was postponed to
"Although we couldn't hold the event physically in July, we have decided to hold it virtually - through a world-renowned App called SportSplits - so that participants can run from anywhere across the world," the company said.
Now considered among
"We are encouraging participants to register, practice and track their activities with the SportSplits App so that they are ready for the competition in three months' time," organisers of the event said, adding that 10 per cent of the proceeds from the marathon would be once again be donated towards wildlife conservation.
In a virtual marathon, athletes register and pay the requisite fee for their preferred distance and run the marathon on the set date (
Participants at this year's Econet Victoria Falls Marathon should register on www.vicfallsmarathon.com, download the SportSplits App and claim their racing profiles on the Econet Vic Falls Marathon Banner within the App.
Once one registers for the race, they will access an interactive real-time tracking software available to runners. Those that register for the competition can start using the tracking system during their preparations for the event.
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