athletes.jpgThe inaugural edition of the Sunshine City Marathon penciled in for Harare on the 17th of July has been endorsed by the International Athletics Federation and will parade a host of international athletes.

The Sunshine City Marathon which has a total prize money of US$70 000 is set to become one of the biggest and most competitive events on the domestic athletics calendar.

National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe president, Joseph Mungwari said they have embraced the marathon with great excitement.

One of the organisers of the Sunshine City Marathon, Rebecca Gambiza said the marathon will be competitive as it will parade a host of athletes from beyond our borders.

The inaugural edition of the Sunshine City Marathon which is set for the 17th of July will start at the National Sports Stadium and will take the athletes through Harare Drive, Borrowdale Road, Newlands Shopping Centre and Samora Machel Avenue before finishing at the giant stadium.