#4 How to mashup the first international marathon, a festival and meaningful travel in Uganda with Henry Blanchard
was joined by Henry Blanchard earlier this week who launched the first international marathon in Uganda – now in its second year. He’s starting a meaningful travel movement with a week long immersive experience including community outreach and a festival-marathon mashup in the district of Massaka, west of Lake Victoria, in central Uganda.
We’ll hear about how:
- How an OMG moment is a bit of a fallacy and ideas culminate out of a long arduous process
- How to go about convincing 3,000 global runners to do a marathon in Uganda
- What it takes to do business in Africa, including closing a whole town and hiring the entire police force of Massaka for the day!
There is a huge grassroots entrepreneurial spirit in Uganda but the bureaucracy is miles behind.