Competitions at the 2019th edition of the Mt. Cameroon race of hope have rounded off with North West elites emerging winners in the first second and third category.
In the male category, Eric Mbatcha emerged winner for the 2019 edition of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope in Buea. He finished in 4 hours, 45 minutes ahead of Ali Mohammadu and last year’s winner Godlove Gabsibuin. Eric Mbatcha won the race today for the third time after 2011 and 2014.
In the Women’s category, Tata Carine won the race in 5 hours 35 minutes ahead of Ngalim Lizette in second position and Ngwaya Yvonne in third.
Eric Mbacha who hails from Ndonga Mantung division had 10million francs as take home package whie Ali Mohammadu from Bui division received 7 million francs and Godlove Gabsibuin from Ndonga Mantung division was given 5 million francs for emerging 3rd.
The winners in the female category had similar take home packages as their male counterparts. Tata Carine who hails from Donga Mantung division earned 10million francs for her 1st position. Ngalim Lizette, from Bui division had 7 million francs to go home with while the third runner up, Ngwaya Yvonne also from Bui division had 5 million francs as cash prize.
The race that lasted 2 days went uninterrupted though participation was low compared to previous years.