Choma Half Marathon 2022

Be a part of Choma’s first ever Mayor’s Half marathon to be held on the 26th of February, 2022 in Choma district. The event which is aimed at promoting wellness is being organized by the Choma District Commissioner’s office and Zambia Athletic (ZA). This event will include the 10k and 5k supporting races with the main race being the 21km Half Marathon Race. The marathon will be used as an assessment and selection for the athletes for that will represent Zambia at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships to be held on the 27th of March, 2022 in Yanghou, China. We are looking for partners, local businesses and organizations to help us make this occasion special and colorful for our community. During the event,

Half Marathon date to be advised

The Zambia Athletics (ZA) Management regret to advise its participants and the general public that, the Half Marathon dubbed “Race2Beat COVID –19, 2021 which was scheduled to take place on August 7, 2021 at Heroes Stadium will not take place as scheduled, but moved to a date to be communicated, but not later than November 6, 2021. This decision is in view of the continued numbers of the covid-19 cases and as advised by the Ministry of Health and the Athletic partners. Our athletes, officials and outsourced support providers are the most valuable assets to Zambia Athletics. As such, all race participants and officials are required to participate in proactive sports health and safety environment as part of ZA’s commitment to providing


The Zambia Athletics women National Team have left for Poland, the team qualified for the world relays in Poland after running a national record at Heroes Stadium during the All Comers Meet on 11th April 2022. The ZA president, Mr. Elias Mpondela was at the Airport to encourage the ladies ,in his send off remarks he said go and shine and make Zambia proud he wished the team the best of luck and thanked everyone who came on board to support this journey. Athletics National coach, Douglas Kalembo thanked the association for their effort during this difficult time especially with COVID 19 at play and for making sure that this journey was a success and the Team Captain Rhoda Njobvu, thanked the

Cancellation of the Lafarge Lusaka Marathon (LLM) 2020

(Lusaka, June 2nd 2020), The Lafarge Lusaka Marathon (LLM) Management has reviewed the trend and guidance of health experts and the provisions of SI 21 & 22 of 2020 on Covid- 19, which is now a world pandemic and resolved to cancel the LLM 2020 which was schedule for September, 26th 2020, and focus on preparation for 2021. At Lafarge Zambia, health and safety is our core value thus, the safety of our nation, participants and Partners is of paramount importance to us. That is why management reached at this difficult decision to cancel the 7th edition of the marathon this year. This decision was made following the guidance of the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization on the status of Covid-19, which is

Sydney Siame clocks 100m WL of 9.88s

100m National Record by Sydney Siame

Zambia’s promising youngster, Sydney Siame is gradually living up to the hype, with the 19-year old storming to a World Leading (WL) time of 9.88s to win the men’s 100m at the All Comers Meet held on Sunday in Lusaka. It was a show of intent from Siame who further underlined the immense potential he had displayed since winning the Youth Olympics GOLD three years ago in Nanjing, and now he has set a new National Record (NR), eclipsing his previous Personal Best of 10.18s. By so doing, Siame has now qualified for the World Championships in London which will be his second appearance at the biennial event, having debuted in Beijing two years ago. Only South African duo of Akani Simbine and