Happy Mchelenje on Sunday emerged winner of the Northern Region Senior menâ€™s cross-country competition. He outclassed over 15 fellow contestants at Bolero in Rumphi.
Mchelenje finished the 12 kilometres in 2:10 hours whereas his runner-up, Harry Kamwera, did it in 2:14 hours. Stuart Banda and Always Zingire came third and fourth respectively.
â€œI am so glad to have won this competition. It was tough, but I made it,â€ said Mchelenje in an interview.
In ladiesâ€™ senior category, Memory Ziba finished first in eight kilometres. She was followed by Chancy Gondwe and Rejoice Chirambo on second and third positions respectively.
In menâ€™s junior, Moses Mithi was the winner followed by Baxter Msukwa and Hope Nyirenda whereas in ladiesâ€™ junior category, the three top positions went to Nalise Chirwa, Maria Mfune and Jestina Munkhondya respectively.