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Magara Cross Country

Magara Cross Country.
Occasionally organised by the Sports Department of NGD Foundation, the Magara Cross Country is a running sport in which individuals, athletics teams, and SFA Academy teams (of Magara Star AC, Gitaza Star AC, Minago Star AC) run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.

Sometimes these runners are referred to as harriers. The course, typically 4–12 kilometres (2.5–7.5 mi) long, may include surfaces of grass, and earth, pass through woodlands and open country, and include hills, flat ground and sometimes gravel road. 


Cross Country Run Highlights:
- Minimum Participants: 90 Persons.
- Participants Age groups: from 10 to 20.9 Years.
- Running age groups: U13, U15, U17, U19 and U21.
- Participants gender groups: Male and Female.
- Prizes (medal and money envelop): 3 first arrivals.
- Budget for each Competition: $700 USD.
- Budget for 3 annual Cross Country Runs: $2,100 USD.

Permanent Members 
of the Magara Cross Country as of today:
- Minago Star AC.
- Gitaza Star AC.
- Magara Star AC.


Organised by:
NGD Athletics Section
NGD Star Sports Department

C/O: NGD Foundation
BP: 3262, Bujumbura, Burundi.
4ème Avenue, RN3, Magara II, Zone Magara, 
Commune Bugarama, Rumonge, Burundi.

Tel. (SAA Office) number: (+257) 71 - 499 466.
Fax (SAA Office) number: (+257) 61 - 499 466.