Lekule (31), from Kiraracha, Marangu became the first African to spend 8 hours and 36 for a climb and return trip to from the mountain peak.
The first record of climbing Mount
Kilimanjaro was set by Simon Mtui by
spending 9:20 in 2006.
Lekule who holds the record of being the
first Mount Kilimanjaro climber who used
shortest time, called also for cooperation
from private institutions and the Government in sponsoring athletes for Mountain Run so that they become better internationally. “I like to promote Tanzania worldly and I
have already received many invitations to go out to compete in the Mountain Run.
The World Record is held by Karl Egloff from Ecuador, who spent 6:53 to climb and slump Mount Kilimanjaro in 2014.