Kinross sponsors ‘Stade de Nouadhibou’ race in West Africa

Kinross Tasiast recently sponsored the ‘Stade de Nouadhibou’ marathon in Mauritania for the eighth year in a row! The event brought together over 3,000 participants including several Kinross employees and representatives from Europe, Asia and Africa.

The purpose of the marathon is to bring together Mauritanians with other cultures to participate in the marathon while promoting sport and physical activity for all demographics. This year, a race for disabled participants took place that inspired numerous participants and spectators.

The event raised over USD$14,000, including a USD$5,000 donation from Kinross. Participants of the event were given ‘swag’ items, including Kinross branded water bottles and t-shirts.

The event saw attendance from numerous government officials and senior leaders from Kinross, including Brahim M’bareck, Vice-Presdient, External Relations, Tasiast and Jibril Sy, Government Relations Manager, Tasiast.

“We are pleased to sponsor the Stade de Nouadhibou for the eighth year in a row,” said Brahim M’bareck, Vice-Presdient, External Relations, Tasiast. “This event is an excellent way to promote physical activity while bringing together employees with the community and various other cultures for a good cause”.

Brahim M’bareck, Vice-Presdient, External Relations, Tasiast, presents the first place winner with his grand prize 

Kinross Tasiast marathon participants before the race kicks off!