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The second iteration of the Run4climate took place at Makerere University Rugby grounds on 19th, June 2022 under the theme, “Protect, Restore, Conserve”. This run raised funds to grow 100,000 on 200 acres of degraded land across the country.
Dubbed The “Pacesetter Run4climate” the 2022 event attracted a number of sponsorships and partnerships that included the Nation Media Group, that provided slots on NTV and KFM to run the adverts and also social media visibility by posting and retweeting the contents. Other partners included Ecomatcher that sponsored 100 tickets, Ministry of Water and Environment, The Rotary Club of Sonde, Bethany Land Institute, The Global Refugee Initiatives, National Forestry Authority, International Medical Center, Rubaga Hospital, Stanbic Bank Uganda, Airqo and Tembo Steel Works among others.
The Run4climate 2022 had three categories and all the first three winners in each category received a winner's certificate.
i) The 10km route was won by Emmanuel Otim who was issued a winner’s certificate, with a total of 2000 indigenous trees planted and mapped in his name. He was followed by Wangwe Brian, who received a certificate and 1000 trees planted in his name followed by Logir Michael who received a certificate and 500 trees planted and mapped in his name.
ii) The 5km race that was won by Amadile Majid followed by Ayebare Innocent and Ariho Michael respectively,
iii) The 1km route for the children and walkers within Makerere University was won by 8year old Eugine Kisakaye Mbowa.
As compared to the Run4climate 2020 that attracted 400 people, the PacesetterRun4climate 2022 was more successful as it attracted more than 700 participants which showed a positive trajectory.
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