A UGM Runner’s Training Diary: Part 3 – By Simon Fox

Here, one of our runners, Simon, tells his story of preparing to run the Uganda Marathon 2017. An experienced runner, he writes about his love of running, how the past week has gone and also looks ahead to the 7 Day Adventure – his first time traveling to Africa! This week, we join Simon after […]

A UGM Runner’s Training Diary: Part 2 – By Vix Anderton

Here, one of our runners, Vix, tell her story of preparing to run the Uganda Marathon 2017. Her first ever marathon event, she tells us about the highs, lows, and challenges of training to run 42K through rural Uganda, all in support of the Charity Project ‘Women’s Soroptimists’. We return to Vix’s story in part 2 […]

A UGM Runner’s Training Diary: Part 2 – By Simon Fox

Here, one of our runners, Simon, tells his story of preparing to run the Uganda Marathon 2017. An experienced runner, he writes about his love of running, how the past week has gone, his hopes for the week ahead, and his anticipation of the 7 Day Adventure in June – his first ever time travelling […]

A UGM Runner’s Training Diary: Part 1 – By Simon Fox

Here, one of our runners, Simon, tells his story of preparing to run the Uganda Marathon 2017. An experienced runner, he tells us about his love of running, how the past week has gone, his plan for the forthcoming week and his excitement about traveling to Uganda in late May. We join Simon at the […]

The UGM Runners’ Blog: 4 Tips for Running in the Heat

  Welcome to our next instalment of the UGM Runners’ Blog – our series of blogs sharing advice to support our runners in their preparations for the 7-day adventure. Written by a former participant, he draws on his experiences from the event and shares tips on training, fundraising, travel and more. Running in Uganda provides a […]

Interview with a UGM Runner – John Sulway

Here, we interview past runners who have taken part in the Uganda Marathon, as they tell their UGM stories and share experiences of the 7-day adventure. After all, it’s their participation which makes the event possible and creates the fantastic community spirit surrounding it.  John signed up for the event with his friend Louis, after being attracted […]

A Uganda Marathon Runner’s Training Diary – Part 1

Here, one of our runners, Vix, tell her story of preparing to run the Uganda Marathon 2017. Her first ever marathon event, she tells us about the highs, lows and challenges of training to run 42K through rural Uganda, in support of the Charity Project ‘Women’s Soroptimists’. We join Vix in the midst of her […]