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Ooredoo all set to host its best marathon till date; Friday, January 13 with 1500 participants

Ooredoo has announced in a statement that the official sponsors of the Ooredoo Marathon 2017 are Qatar Airways (QA), Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and Ezdan Hotel.

The network company held that the preparations are underway for the January 13 event, which will host an estimated 1,500 people.

Fatima Sultan al-Kuwari, director of community and public relations at Ooredoo Qatar,  appreciated the support given by QA, QOC and Ezdan Hotel, and highlights that 2017 would showcase the company’s best marathon till date.

Similarly, Salam al-Shawa, the marketing and corporate communications senior vice president at Qatar Airways, expressed his delight to be supporting the marathon, wherein people of all ages and abilities are given the chance to challenge themselves and feel the reward of training and dedication, as reported by Gulf Times.

Moreover, according to DrThani Abdulrahman al-Kuwari, secretary general at QOC, events like the Ooredoo Marathon help to inspire and empower the community to lead healthy and active lifestyles regardless of age and ability.

Ezdan Hotel management, on the other hand, will extend its support to the marathon for the the second year in row, noted HasibKayali, group hotels general manager, Ezdan Hotels.

It may be mentioned here that Ooredoo has encouraged competitors to visit before the big day, to help make sure participants are prepared for the event, either with training or pre-race tips.

The marathon will feature a 10km, half-marathon, full marathon and special children’s 3km and 1km fun run. It will start from Museum of Islamic Art Park (MIA) and would follow to the Doha Corniche. The Corniche road will be closed from 6.30am to 11.30am on Friday, so as to ensure the safety of all runners and spectators.

source : Qatar Day


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