Registration is now open for the first ever, City Half Marathon taking place in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the destination where business and lifestyle meets and the official venue partner for the event. The half marathon will take place during the annual 30-day Dubai Fitness Challenge.

NAPCO to sponsor Oman’s top runner Sami Al Saidi

In line with its corporate social responsibility (CSR), National Aluminium Products Company SAOG (NAPCO), one of the leading extruders of aluminium profiles in the GCC, has announced its sponsorship for Sami Al Saidi, a top Omani runner and the winner of the fifth edition of the Muscat Marathon. The company will extend financial support to Al Saidi which includes entry fees to events, accommodation, food and running kit. The sponsorship agreement is until December 2016. Sami Al Saidi is Oman’s prominent runner who has finished many notable races in the last few years.

Imdaad employees join premier 2015 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon

Dubai, UAE, January 27, 2015 – Employees of Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management (FM) solutions in the GCC, recently joined thousands of runners across the region and the globe who took part in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on January 23, 2015.

Children Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL)

In support of the Children Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL), eight Lebanese runners are running the distance of the coast of Lebanon (210Km) starting from Naqoura, from May 7th till the 11th, 2014. Five days during which the runners will run the average of one marathon (42.195km) per day. The event, named “The De-Feet Cancer Run”, aims at raising 50,000 USD, which is the estimated cost of treatment of one child with cancer at the CCCL; and is under the patronage of the Minister of Health.