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The 2015 Beat Diabetes campaign walkathon in Oman is supported by Horizon fitness, Al Raffa Hospital, Lifescan -- Johnson & Johnson, Oasis Water, Fit Body, Shell and others.
Seven-year-old Ava Proom with her Walkathon ncertificate after walking 51/4 miles for Zoe's Place
Dr Hussain Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary, Ministry of Health and the Chairperson of the aACAyHealthy Children 2021' Task Force, said they staged the walkathon in a mall because of its strategic importance.
Speaking after completing his eight fundraising walk Nasser said, "Firstly, I am proud to have had the opportunity to do this walkathon once again and for being able to raise awareness about Autism.
Joan Wamuyu, said that she participated in the walkathon for the first time, since she would be on duty when the annual walk takes place.
The walkathon, which begins at 4pm, will feature a five-kilometre route with three water stations, starting and finishing next to ID Design.
The BurJuman Pink Walkathon is much more than just a platform for thousands of people to march together in support of breast cancer awareness.
The "Walk With Friends 2014" committee is actively seeking sponsors for the walkathon and interested parties are encouraged to contact the Chairman, Mr Patrick Hua at 012-7717096 or email him at sponsorship@walkwithfriends2014.
This will generate a subscription code that will be sent to the registered mobile number, which walkers can then validate at the du Shop in Dubai Mall or in Al Salam Tower, Internet City, to receive/avail an exclusive du walkathon kit.
The turnout was much better than we expected considering that this is the first time we are holding it as well as previous concerns about the weather," Dr al-Naemi said, adding: "We plan to do the walkathon twice a month or every other week and feel very positive about more people across HMC joining as this initiative gains momentum.
The walkathon is being held in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Dasman Diabetes Institute.
The Walkathon raised more than BD2,800 which will go to supporting the Mohammed Fakhro & Bros MRI Fund towards the purchase of a new digital Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine, a key instrument used in the early detection of breast cancer.