KAMPALA (Xinhua/APP): Thousands of people took part in a Sunday marathon in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, aimed at promoting HIV/AIDS awareness as the country expects to end the scourge by 2030.
The marathon, also known as the Kabaka Birthday Run, was themed “The Fight to End HIV/AIDS by 2030”, which attracted sponsorship from the government, the corporate world, cultural leaders, and various individuals from the entertainment industry.
Kabaka (King) Ronald Muwenda Mutebi of Buganda, a constitutional kingdom in modern-day Uganda, flagged off the run in Mengo, Kampala, as he celebrated his 68th birthday. The marathon was divided into 21km, 10km and 5km.

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