WALKATHON


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"Register for the walkathon for OMR3.5, and get a free high quality cotton T-shirt that comes in three colours (White, Pink, Navy Blue) and of different sizes and in long and short sleeves.
Dr Waheed bin Ali al Kharousi, chairman of Oman Cancer Association, said, 'The walkathon will start at 4pm and finish by 6.30pm.
Our motive is to spread awareness among people to plant more trees," said Kamal, a participant in the Walkathon.
be noted that the funds raised by the walkathon were dedicated to the
"Thanks to the support of leading organizations and enthusiastic participants from across Abu Dhabi, the Walkathon has grown into a major event that promotes community health and wellbeing," said Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Deputy Group CEO & Chief Executive Officer, Alternative Investments and Infrastructure, Mubadala, and Chairman of Imperial College London Diabetes Centre.
The medical Centre will host the walkathon in association with the Ras Al Khaimah Police and the Ras Al Khaimah Public Services Department, to mark World Diabetes Day 2018.
A set of T-shirts to be worn by participants of this year's Walkathon was also unveiled at a press meet held to announce the event.
Organised by Coventry Leofric Lions Club, the walkathon will take place at the War Memorial Park, with a one and three quarter mile route that walkers can complete once or up to five times.
Held in one day across 135 sites in 29 countries and 13 time zones, it also outdid the record for the largest charity walk in a single event with the recorded 175,409 participants in the 1.6-kilometer walkathon in Roxas Boulevard, Manila.
"Doha Bank has a rich history of organising and supporting sporting events that spread the message of healthy living, most notably through hosting our hugely popular Al Dana Green Run, and our strong participation in the walkathon hosted by QCB is part of our broader community engagement program aimed at encouraging people to adopt a more healthy and active lifestyle," said Dr R.
NBK's Walkathon is marked by a variety of fun, entertainment and health awareness activities.
Modeling passion, integrity and commitment in everything Al Babtain steps foot into, the NBK walkathon has long been recognized as a popular platform that influences positive changes in the overall wellbeing of the participants and of those watching.