Besides being among the top three MTN marathon wheelchair race winners, Ocira Richard from Gulu has a story he will always remember and tell about MTN Uganda.
Ocira has participated in the MTN marathon three times with the first attempt in 2014 where he become, 2015 he was in the second position something that motivated him to come again this year where he was third position.
Though Ocira’s wish of becoming the overall winner of the race did not come true, but unlike the previous marathons, this time he got a chance to meet different people like singer King Saha and Fefe Busi.
“I had only been rubbing shoulders with members from MTN but this time iam lucky I have also met musicians. I just used to see King Saha on TV but today I have to tell the whole village that I was with him.” said Ochira.
Ocira carried home a buffet of flowers, a trophy and Five hundred Ugandan shillings that was handed over to him by the MTN Uganda MD.
The MTN Kampala marathon is an annual event organised by MTN Uganda and partners. This years theme was aimed at improving health and sanitation in the Kampala schools.