THE Mayor of Walvis Bay, Alderman Immanuel Wilfried, showed his pride in Walvis Bay by competing in the annual Hake Run & Ride in Walvis Bay earlier on Saturday.
Alderman Wilfried was on almost a thousand people that participated in the different categories of the event that includes a full marathon, a half marathon, a ten kilometre fun run, a 90 kilometre road cycle race, 21 kilometre mountain bike challenge as well as a five kilometre bicycle race for children.
“It was tough because I am not a young man any more, but we all have to do our part as residents of Walvis Bay to promote the town,” he said after crossing the finish line.
The Hangana Hake Run & Ride, forms part of the annual Walvis Festeival and has become one of the most prominent sporting events at the coast.
With a total of N$100 000 up for grabs in the various categories this years event drew almost a thousand participants.
The results of the various categories of the Hake Run & Ride can be found on the following links.