Pictorial: 2017 Kampala Kids Run

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It was a special Sunday morning for about 4,000 children between the ages of four and 15 years as they participated in the Kampala Kids Run.
 
Accompanied by their parents and siblings, the children were flagged off from the Uganda Museum at about 7am to run for in the 1.5 kilometre and 3 kilometre races.
 
Organised by DSTV Uganda, the event is to mobilise funds for safe drinking water in schools in Kampala. Each child was required to pay 20,000 shillings as registration fee.
 
Schools in and around Kampala participated in the event, flagged off by Youth and Children Affairs minister, Florence Nakiwala-Kiyingi. Key among the schools were Kampala Parents, Lohana Academy, Nakasero Primary School, City Parents, Green Hill, Lubigi Primary School, Entebbe Junior, Kampala International and Kabojja Junior primary schools.

We bring you the day's events in pictures.

 

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Davidson Ndyabahika
Davidson Ndyabahika is a Journalism major from Makerere University.
He is very passionate about journalistic writing and after doing his internship at Ultimate Multimedia Consult, Davidson started freelancing with The Campus Times, The Observer, Chimp reports and URN. He is devoted to investigative journalism and is currently reporting under Education.
He is also passionate about reporting on environment, health, crime and political satire writing.

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Some of the children running along Kira road as they took part in Kampala Kids Run earlier today.
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There were disruptions from impatient motorists.
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One child who fell down being assisted up.
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Youth and children affairs minister Florence Nakiwala-Kiyingi addressing children before the start of the Kampala Kids Run 2017 at the Uganda Museum.
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Minister Nakiwala-Kiyingi awards Raymond Omara, winner of the 3km race at the Kampala Kids Run 2017.
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Kampala Kids Run 2017 winners in a group photo with Youth and Children Affairs minister Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi and DSTV staff.
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Children take part in other activities at Uganda Museum.
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A child takes part in Wall climbing at the Uganda Museum.
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Children play in the Bouncing Castle.
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Kids at the 2017 Kampala Kids run in the Bouncing Castle.
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