Running For Lions: the First-Ever Westgate Marathon

Jun 21, 2010 | Categories: Community, Westgate Conservancy | 3 Comments

Ewaso Lions, in partnership with Sasaab Lodge and Westgate Community Conservancy, held the first-ever marathon in Westgate Community Conservancy on May 1st. We had over 35 runners including 5 children participate in the event themed ‘Running for Lions.’ This special community event was held to increase awareness of the importance of lion conservation in the area. Ewaso Lions had 5 runners participate, with Jeneria Lekilele finishing in 8th position.

The first 3 winners of both the adult’s and children’s race will be sponsored by Ewaso Lions and Sasaab to run the Lewa Marathon on the 26th of June. It was a fantastic day and a huge success and we hope to run ourselves in the 2011 Westgate marathon!

Ewaso Lions Team

Ewaso Lions Team

Start of the Marathon

Start of the Marathon

The Running For Lions Marathon begins!

The Running For Lions Marathon begins!

Jeneria finishes the marathon in style!

Jeneria finishes the marathon in style!

Winner takes home a goat!

The winner took home a goat!

Running for Lions Marathon

Running for Lions Marathon

Many thanks to Tony Allport from Sasaab Lodge for these fantastic photos!

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» sauwah said: { Jun 23, 2010 - 09:06:32 }

that looked so much fun! hope the goat will have a good home. and be safe from predators too. is it a nanny goat?