The Bahrain Runners Committee of the Bahrain Athletics Association organized the annual American Express 42.2 km Marathon on Friday, February 3rd, 2023. The race started from Al Jazair Beach, arriving at the Jumerah Bahrain Bay Resort and then returning to the finish line in Jazair Beach. This event comes among the activities of Bahrain Sports Day 2023.
This event also comes within the framework of the Bahrain Runners Committee’s keenness to spread sports culture and promote public health in society, and the committee’s annual plan, which includes organizing a series of races and running activities in cooperation with various public and private sector institutions. It is worth noting that the committee has opened registration for its cross race on February 17th, 2023. Competitors who have desires to participate in the committee’s activities in the future can follow the committee’s Instagram page @bahrainroadrunners to obtain the link to register and to be aware about the latest schedule of committee activities.
The race was characterized by clear enthusiasm from all participants who expressed their great happiness in participating in this special event. At the end of the race, cups and cash prizes were distributed to the winners in the first places for men’s & women’s categories.
The Bahrain Runners Committee expressed its appreciation for the unlimited support and continued cooperation it enjoys from American Express, which contributed to achieving a distinctive atmosphere for participants in the annual marathon race.
The committee also expresses its great pride in the significant role of volunteers and the cooperation of many governmental and private bodies and institutions in organizing this event, such as the General Sports Authority, the Ministry of Interior, the General Traffic Department, the Jazair Beach Administration, the Royal Bahrain Hospital, the Be Ready Team, Fitness First Company, the Bukari Suit Company, and the Maina Company, which come within the framework of community partnership.