In preparation for ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’, training sessions are being organized every week in Mishref Walkway at 7:30pm. This is a chance to train your body’s 642 muscles as a step closer to the big day.
Every Tuesday at 7:30 pm, a group of enthusiasts gathers and runs the Mishref Walkway as part of their training before the kickoff of the ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ which will be held on Saturday 19 November 2016, starting in Souq Sharq.
‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ is made for every individual who wants to experience a run, touring through the beautiful landmarks of Kuwait. From challenging athletes to beginners and even families, this Marathon caters to everyone. In order to appeal to all levels and age groups, we have four different distances/categories:
- Family Fun Walk/Run (5KM)
- Souq Run for regular runners (10KM)
- Half Marathon for more advanced runners (21KM)
- Full Marathon (42KM)
The ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ remains only road race in Kuwait to have three of its longer distance race categories accredited by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF Athletics), meaning that those races appeared in the international calendar of races.
To find out more about the Gulf Bank 642 Marathon, visit the dedicated website at: www.gulfbank642marathon.com or its Instagram account GulfBank642. The number 642 represent the number of muscles in the human body.