Those seeking to collect their cards are required to go to the Nira headquarters at Kololo Airstrip in Kampala to retrieve them.
The reshuffle saw a significant change in concept, from a general adult affair to children’s festival.
Gidey, a pre-race favorite, was set on retaining her World title. And she did.
Joshua Cheptegei: The 2014 World 10000m junior champion has never been in better form.
Individual winners in the seniors’ category today will each earn $30,000 (sh106.7m).
“We’ll be competing against ourselves,” is how Mark Chumo, who works at the association, candidly puts it.
Have the organisers put their promises to action keeping in mind it has been three years since the bid was won?
“We have a pretty young team for the seniors so the focus is about gaining exposure."
All focus is on Kololo Independence Grounds today as athletes get set to competing.
“We don’t want a situation where Kenya overshadows us in the stands at Kololo."
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