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Works on World Cross Country course starts

Works on World Cross Country course starts

The IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 Local organising committee has stepped up works of remodeling and designing the course to give it the international look (December 28).

The world event is set to be staged at Kololo Independence Grounds on March 26, 2017 and in order to make the course more interesting and challenging, a number of obstacles are being put on the course.

The course will be modernized to have two natural uphill, another man made uphill of about 2m high and a depression of 1.2m low to add to the beauty of the scenery.

It will also have six 0.5m logs to add on the challenges of the normally flat terrain.

The head of competitions, Faustino Kiwa, who is supervising  the  works, said that all will be ready by January 10.

“We are doing everything according to the approved course and by January 10, we will have  the course ready for the world event,”

The course is being prepared by the Building Brigade of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces.