5,000 runners participate in Amman Marathon

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AMMAN — The activities of the 13th round of Aquafina Amman Marathon, which was held under the slogan “Run in the heart of Amman,” concluded on Friday with a ceremony that was held at the Roman Amphitheater, during which winners were honored based on different categories, according to Amman Net. اضافة اعلان

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The concluding ceremony was attended by local and international runners who participated in the marathon, in addition to running enthusiasts.

This year’s marathon witnessed wide participation: 5,000 runners participated in 10-km races, among them visually impaired people and people in wheelchairs; partially visually impaired and completely blind individuals ran 21 km; 21 wheelchair races were held; and 42 km (individual/relay) races were run. They all concluded in the Hashemite Square, followed by an awarding ceremony.

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Lina Al-Kurd, general manager of Run Jordan, said: “At Run Jordan, we are proud to celebrate this huge sporting event, in its 13th year, which we have made into the outstanding level it reached today.”

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Present at the concluding ceremony were Amman Mayor Yousef Al Shawarbeh, who attended on behalf of HRH Prince Firas Bin Raad, Aquafina’s deputy general manager, Mutassim Salameh, Aquafina’s marketing director, and Roaa Zaidan, among others.

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