Archive for May, 2010

Ngorongoro Marathon – The Race against Malaria

The ZARA Marathon was held in the Karatu area of Ngorongoro on April 10th, 2010. Like last year, many national and international runners took part in the race which has the aim to raise awareness about malaria, which affects between 300 and 500 million people every year, over 90% of whom live in Africa. Malaria kills over one million men, women and children every year. In Tanzania one person dies of malaria every 10 minutes.

This year, ZARA Charity was sponsor of the Kids Run, which was arranged for the first time. The picture shows Zainab Ansell of ZARA congratulating the female winner of the run. See more pictures here.

Zainab congratulating female winner

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May 25, 2010 at 7:05 am 1 comment

English Premier League players at Springlands Hotel

Recently, a number of football (soccer) players from England’s Premier League club Stoke City have stayed at ZARA’s Springlands Hotel after hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, summiting on the 22nd of May.

The most famous participants included the former Arsenal and English National team goalkeeper, David Seaman, and Stoke City coach Tony Pulis.

The celebrities also met the ZARA Tours football team which won the 2009 Karibu fair football cup.

The pictures show David Seaman along with the ZARA football team and Zainab Ansell; Tony Pulis and David Seaman along with some ZARA office staff; and Tony Pulis giving an autograph to a Tanzanian sports journalist at the Springlands Hotel.

May 25, 2010 at 6:32 am Leave a comment


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