Cairo Runners logo – Cairo Runners official Facebook page
CAIRO – 28 November 2017: In collaboration with the United Nations (UN), Cairo Runners is organizing a five-kilometer short run and a ten-kilometer long run to raise awareness for AIDs on December 1, 2017 in Heliopolis, Cairo (Almaza Garden).
Cairo Runners is an Egyptian organization that arranges marathons and running competitions throughout Egypt. According to their official website, they “exist to spice things up and break the season runs routine! Events such as relay races, amazing races and heritage runs are always a fun way to mix exercise with teamwork and challenge. They also give us the opportunity to explore our city from a new perspective.”
Cairo Runners posted an official statement on their Facebook page, saying:
OUR NEXT RUN WILL BE NEXT FRIDAY 1ST OF DECEMBER IN HELIOPOLIS (ALMAZA GARDEN)
RAISING AWARENESS FOR AIDS. Run against stigma.
Meeting Location: Almaza Garden
Meeting Time: 7:00AM
Start Time: 7:25 AM
Distance: 10K Long Run & 5K Short Run
Photo: Cairo Event
Caption: Event card – Official Cairo Runners Facebook page
Cairo Runners is one of the leading organizations in this field. They are known for organizing early races on Friday mornings at different locations throughout Egypt. Founded by Ibrahim Safwat, Cairo Runners is the first street running initiative in Cairo.