‘Run for Gaza’ marathon kicks off in Egypt to raise funds for Palestinians

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 - 10:56 GMT

The marathon supports the Palestinian cause and the Gaza Strip. It brought together approximately 10,000 participants of different ages as it aims to collect donations to help the people of the Gaza Strip, the statement added.

WHO holds health action marathon in Cairo Monday

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 09:54 GMT

This came on the sidelines of the opening of the 70th Eastern Mediterranean session of the World Health Organization global conference, which will be jeld this afternoon at the organization’s headquarters in Cairo.

2nd environmental marathon kicks off in Alexandria to combat Climate change

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 02:07 GMT

This comes ahead, and amid preparations for Egypt's hosting of the Climate Change Conference ( Cop27), which is scheduled to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh next November.

In pics: New Mansoura Univ. organizes 1st marathon to raise awareness on obesity

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 10:03 GMT

Under the slogan “We will be the butterflies of this spring”, the activities coincide with the World Obesity Day launched by the World Health Organization on March 4.

Egypt organizes cycling marathon to spread awareness on adolescent mental health

Fri, 27 Aug 2021 - 08:14 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced the launch of a cycling marathon this Friday morning as part of spreading awareness on mental health concepts among adolescents, coinciding with the start of the year of adolescent mental 2021/2022.

Egypt’s International Marathon kicks off in Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir El-Bahari

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 04:20 GMT

Egypt’s International Marathon kicks off in Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir El-Bahari.

Al-Asmarat City receives the largest gathering of Skating Games in the Middle East

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 11:53 GMT

The festival concluded with a music concert, a revue, and a parade; and shields and medals were awarded to the winners.

In pics: Sisi, world youth take part in peace marathon

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 01:13 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi expressed his happiness after participating in a peace marathon attended by youths from different countries.

Kipchoge makes history as he runs a marathon in under two hours

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 - 01:34 GMT

Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge made history on Saturday when he completed the marathon competition in Vienna in less than two hours.

Paris Marathon: Ethiopian runners Gelete Burka and Abrha Milaw win 2019 race

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 - 10:18 GMT

Ethiopian athletes Gelete Burka (women’s race) and Abrha Milaw (men’s race) won the 43rd edition of the Paris Marathon on Sunday.

Mountain View and Cairo Runners partner to raise awareness of health and wellbeing

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 10:18 GMT

Mountain View collaborated with Cairo Runners inviting everyone to run with them on Friday morning in downtown Cairo.

600 female students participate in marathon on International Women's Day

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 - 12:56 GMT

Around 600 female students participated in a marathon in Hurghada on the International Women's Day," Red Sea Governor Ahmed Abdullah said Wednesday.

Jordanian, Japanese, Dutch runners garner 1st three ranks of Luxor marathon

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 04:12 GMT

Jordanian Mohamed Fayez, Japanese Yamazaki, and Dutch Van Duren Gordon garnered the first three ranks.

26th International Egyptian Marathon kicks off with participation of 38 countries

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 12:02 GMT

With the participation of 200 runners from 38 countries, the International Egyptian Marathon continues in its 26th edition.

Fierce competition in the 2019 Ramadan drama marathon

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 09:50 GMT

Famed actors Ahmed el-Sakka and Mostafa Shaaban will star in the film “Taranim Iblis” (Satan’s Rituals) in 2019. The film is written by Mohamed Sayed Basher and directed by Nader Galal.

Cairo Festival City, Cairo Runners organize Egypt’s biggest marathon

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 03:34 GMT

Cairo Festival City Mall, together with Cairo Runners, is bringing to Cairo its biggest marathon.

Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation marathon kicks off

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 10:12 GMT

About 800 runners from Egypt along with 40 others representing 22 countries are taking part in the running event.

Lebanon runners race to show support for resigned PM

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 11:01 GMT

Participants in Beirut's annual marathon usually run to support medical research or human rights.

New York readies marathon under heavy security

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 10:26 GMT

Five days after the worst attack on New York since September 11, 2001, the city stages a show of defiance Sunday.

AL organizes " An Arab against Smoking" marathon

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 11:26 GMT

The Arab League (AL) organized a marathon "House of Arabs" (Beit el Arab) under the rubric " An Arab against Smoking" that kicked off on Saturday.