The Ajman Tourism Board in the UAE challenges people to participate in a Virtual Marathon

Running in Ajman

The Ajman Tourism Board announced the launch of Ajman Half Marathon, which provides the opportunity to participate in 10 km or half marathon 21.1 km, and aims to attract 500 participants from all levels.

This initiative comes in line with ATDD efforts to promote community sports, encourage a healthy and active lifestyle, and provide virtual alternatives in light of the current circumstances.

Participants in the virtual marathon will run the chosen distance outdoor or indoor any time between 1 and 31 July, record this through any well-known tracking application or devices such as Apple or Android watch or Garmin, or Strava app, capture (screenshot) the activity page and upload it along with the personal data on the link they will receive by email after registration. Each participant will be contacted within two weeks to arrange the delivery of the medal.

HE Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, ATDD Director General, said: “Ajman Tourism Development Department maintains ongoing efforts to support and develop sports activities that reinforce Ajman position as a leading sports destination and come in line with ATDD endeavour to boost sports and recreation activities in the Emirate and develop the tourism sector that will further support responsible and sustainable tourism development in line with Ajman 2021 vision.”


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