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Saudi hosts first marathon for women

RIYADH, March 4, (AFP): Saudi Arabia hosted its first marathon for women at the weekend, local media said, as the conservative kingdom seeks to boost female sports in a far-reaching modernisation drive. Hundreds of women runners, many of them dressed in traditional Islamic attire, raced in eastern Al-Ahsa region on …

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Inspire race series holds sold out ‘Road Run’

Mud Run planned to take place on Jan 27; Gulf Bank sponsors event KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The third race of the ‘BeInspired Series’ hosted by Inspire Sahara and sponsored by Gulf Bank took place on Dec 2, 2017 at Sahara Golf Club. The Road Race had two distance categories …

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon titles – Kirui, Kiplagat shine in strong wins, good day for US

BOSTON, April 17, (AP): The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world’s most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. More surprisingly, so are the Americans. Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time …

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PAS organizes Open Day, 3rd Yarmouk Marathon

Department of Sport for All at the Public Authority for Sports Monday, December 5 organized an Open Day and the Third Yarmouk Marathon titled “Yarmouk Keeps Us Together”, in collaboration with Yarmouk Cooperative Society and Mayor of Yarmouk.  Director of the department Hamid Al-Huzaim disclosed that the event was a …

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Man with lung disease finishes marathon towing oxygen tank

SEATTLE (AP) — A man with a terminal lung disease has completed the Seattle Marathon while towing his oxygen tank. KOMO-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2fEjbLs ) Evans Wilson walked the entire 26.2-mile race Sunday and finished in just under 11 hours. The station reports that the former competitive runner has pulmonary …

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Al Habtoor Group sponsors 12th Zayed Charity Marathon in NY – Proceeds to go to Healthy Kidney Foundation

DUBAI, UAE, March 21: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group says the Al Habtoor Group has signed a contract to sponsor the 12th Sheikh Zayed Charity Marathon in New York. The details were unveiled at a press conference at the Al Habtoor Group head office on …

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Daska, Seboka join ’16 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – World-class event expected to attract around 30K runners

DUBAI, UAE, Jan 4: Ethiopian running superstars Mamitu Daska and Mula Seboka are the latest big names to join a powerful field of elites for the first world-class marathon of the Olympic year, the 2016 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Jan 22. With Daska and Seboka — winners of the …

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