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Fungana Kenya Cross Country

 

The Kenya Embassy in Paris in collaboration with FUNGANA Association, the Town of Versailles and the Athletics Union of Versailles organised the second edition of FUNGANA KENYA CROSS COUNTRY which was held on 11th of November 2010 at La Pièce d’eau des Suisses at the prestigious Château de Versailles.

 

Children’s race (L and R)

 

Mrs Joy Eleonore & Miss Jacinta Onyango of the Kenya Embassy at the Kenyan Tourism Stand.

 

Despite the rainy weather, over 300 runners turned up for the 5 cross country races (children, teens, youth, men and women) that were scheduled. More than a hundred volunteers braved the weather to participate in this event all day long. The Kenyan Diaspora, friends of Kenya and Versailles residents were delighted to visit the animation village consisting of eight stands. Among them was the Kenyan Tourism stand, where Kenya Airways and the Kenya Embassy jointly promoted Kenya as a tourist destination, and the Kenyan Food Stand at which the Kenyan Embassy and volunteers from the Kenyan Diaspora and the Versailles community served Kenyan delicacies.

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