The 2019 Marathon was organized by HA Corporations in Clara, Bushrod Island and sponsored by COWBELL Liberia brought together more than 30 athletes(runners) on Sunday, November 24,2019.
The race that had the inscription ‘Run for the Bell’ witnessed athletes running in a 6km distance. The run started from the ELWA Junction in Paynesville and ended at Fish Market outside Monrovia.
At the end of the race, Liberia 5000 record Holder, Winners Incorporated One Million Liberian Dollars Marathon Winner, and Liberia Best Local Runner, Anis Prince-Farey, alias ‘butterfly’ became the first winner. Other winners were Amadu Barry and Lee Dennis becoming second and third winners.
Anis won the 6km race by covering the distance in 22 minutes. Butterfly won himself a new Kekeh as first winner.
Speaking to our source after the race, Anis said ” it is normal to win the race because I’m the best local runner in Liberia. I’m the 5000 Record holder, I’ve represented Liberia in All African Marathon in Cape Verde becoming 50 in the Marathon. I just won the Winners Incorporated one million Marathon in June, and other races I can’t remember now “.
Coming second was Amado Barry who completed the race in 25 minutes to walk away with a 5KVA Generator, while Lee Dennis completed in 27 minutes to be the third winner and took away the a new Motor Bike.
For his part, the Brand Development Manager, Mr. Yasser Fouahni said it’s Cowbell Liberia on way of helping the Liberian people. He said Cowbell milk is the best milk that people or mainly athletes can drink in order to remain healthy.
Also speaking was the Brand Executive, Mr. Rufus Appiah said as part of the corporate social responsibility of Cowbell Liberia, we decided to sponsor this marathon. He also stated that Cowbell Milk contains all the Vitamins and the needed nutrition an athlete or anyone needs. He further disclosed that Cowbell Milk can be found in selected shops in Monrovia .